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ECB staff backs Draghinomics but resents his 'kitchen cabinet': survey

10:42am BST

FRANKFURT European Central Bank staff back Mario Draghi's aggressive stimulus policy but resent the perception that he relied on a "kitchen cabinet" and allowed favouritism at the institution, a survey showed on Wednesday.

ECB staff backs Draghinomics but resents his "kitchen cabinet": survey

9:41am BST

FRANKFURT, Oct 23 European Central Bank staff back Mario Draghi's aggressive stimulus policy but resent the perception that he relied on a "kitchen cabinet" and allowed favouritism at the institution, a survey showed on Wednesday.

ECB Draghi's final meeting will be no lap of honor

18 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT For a man credited with saving the euro, Mario Draghi's final policy meeting at the helm of the European Central Bank will be far from a lap of honor.

ECB hawks demand revolution from new president Lagarde

16 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT/NEW YORK Two outspoken skeptics of the European Central Bank's stimulus policy on Wednesday demanded a radical rethink of the ECB's strategy under incoming President Christine Lagarde.

ECB has one year of German debt to buy before limits, sources say

11 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank can buy just over one year's worth of German bonds under its new asset-purchase program and must bend its own rules to keep the scheme running longer, risking fresh internal and legal conflict, two sources familiar with the process said.

Fed can keep rates on hold for now, raise them later: Evans

01 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT The Federal Reserve has set monetary policy to where it can deliver on its 2% inflation goal and there is scope to raise rates slightly over the next few years if the economy continues to grow, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Tuesday.

As Draghi leaves ECB, his opponents get chance to turn the tables

01 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT Mario Draghi leaves the European Central Bank at the end of the month, and that may give opponents of his ultra-easy monetary policy a chance to shift the tone of the debate at the top of the institution.

Fed should stand pat on rates, let inflation rise: Evans

01 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT After lowering U.S. interest rates twice this year, the Federal Reserve has reset monetary policy to where it can deliver on its 2% inflation goal despite risks to the economic outlook, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Tuesday.

Lagarde must smooth ECB feathers after top hawk quits

26 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Sabine Lautenschlaeger's shock resignation from the European Central Bank illustrates the deep divisions that Christine Lagarde will have to heal when she takes over next month, with some policymakers in open revolt over a new stimulus package.

ECB hawk Lautenschlaeger resigns amid policy backlash

25 Sep 2019

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's appointee to the board of the European Central Bank, outspoken policy hawk Sabine Lautenschlaeger, has decided to step down, the ECB said on Wednesday, in what was likely to be seen as a further backlash against the latest stimulus measures.

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