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Francesco Canepa

ECB shuts down one of its websites after hacker attack

15 Aug 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank (ECB) shut down one of its websites on Thursday after it was hacked and infected with malicious software.

Banken könnten bei Strafzins-Ausnahmen bis zu 6,6 Mrd einsparen

08 Aug 2019

Frankfurt Geldhäusern im Euro-Raum winken Erleichterungen in Milliardenhöhe, sollte die Europäische Zentralbank (EZB) Ausnahmen von ihren seit 2014 geltenden Strafzinsen beschließen.

ECB rate reprieve might save battered euro zone banks billions

07 Aug 2019

FRANKFURT Battered by years of low interest rates, euro zone banks are looking at a multi-billion-euro consolation prize if the ECB grants them an expected reprieve from its penalty charge on deposits, according to Reuters calculations.

Commercial property overvalued in most EU countries: ESRB

29 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT Commercial property shows signs of overvaluation in most European Union countries as yield-starved investors pile into bricks and mortar, the EU's financial stability watchdog said on Monday.

Europe's central banks ditch 20-year-old gold sales agreement

26 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON European central banks have ditched a 20-year-old agreement to coordinate their gold sales, saying they have no plans to sell large amounts of the metal, the European Central Bank (ECB) said on Friday.

ECB pledges more easing and ponders inflation goal review

25 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT European Central Bank President Mario Draghi all but pledged to ease policy further as the growth outlook deteriorates and even hinted on Thursday at a reinterpretation of the ECB's inflation target, the cornerstone of its entire policy framework. | Video

With finger on trigger, ECB aims at more stimulus

24 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT, July 25 The European Central Bank is all but certain to ease policy further on Thursday, with the biggest question whether it staggers its moves over several months or opts for a big bang.

EZB-Direktor Coeure - Libra muss von Tag eins an sicher sein

18 Jul 2019

Chantilly Die Prüfung der Facebook-Pläne für eine eigene Digitalwährung wird aus Sicht von EZB-Direktor Benoit Coeure einige Zeit in Anspruch nehmen.

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy - Coeure

18 Jul 2019

CHANTILLY, France Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters.

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7

18 Jul 2019

CHANTILLY, France Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded.

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