FRANKFURT The European Central Bank on Thursday stuck to its pledge to keep money pouring into the euro zone economy for as long as needed, despite opposition from some rate setters and increased growth and inflation forecasts for the area. | Video
PARIS France's economy has grown faster than expected this year thanks to surging business and household investment and could gain further steam if reforms bear fruit, the central bank said on Thursday.
NEW YORK The U.S. dollar gained against the euro on Thursday after the European Central Bank raised growth and inflation forecasts for the euro area, but stuck with its pledge to provide stimulus for as long as needed.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank raised its growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday as the euro zone's recovery becomes increasingly broad-based but saw inflation falling short of target into 2020 as high unemployment keeps a lid on wages.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank kept its ultra-easy policy stance unchanged on Thursday, promising to hold rates low for an extended period and even maintaining a pledge to provide more stimulus if needed.
FRANKFURT Reuters) - Following is the statement from the European Central Bank following its policy meeting.
COPENHAGEN A flotilla of kayaks decked in lights and Christmas decorations floated through the canals of central Copenhagen on Wednesday evening to celebrate Saint Lucia's Day.
BRUSSELS The next phase of talks on Brexit will be the real test of European Union unity and success can only come if the 27 remaining EU countries stick together, the chairman of EU leader Donald Tusk said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank reaffirmed its ultra-easy policy stance on Thursday, promising to keep rates steady until after the end of bond buys and maintaining a pledge to increase the purchases, if necessary.
DUBLIN The number of Irish homeowners in arrears for more than 90 days inched lower to 7 percent in the third quarter from 7.1 percent three months earlier, central bank data showed on Thursday, confirming a pattern of moderating declines.
BERLIN The U.S. military said it still sees prospects for selling American fighter jets to Germany despite a Defence Ministry statement this week that it was primarily looking at the Eurofighter Typhoon to replace its fleet of 85 Tornado jets.
PARIS Four children were killed and seven seriously injured after a train smashed into a school bus, splitting it in two, outside the town of Perpignan in southwestern France on Thursday, the interior ministry said.
BRUSSELS Italian eyewear maker Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor are set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for their 48 billion-euro (£42 billion) merger, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.