Category Archives: ECB

Draghi may benefit from overseas aid – FT

Mario Draghi, ECB president, has detailed his eurozone stimulus plan of buying asset-backed securities and covered bonds. Ralph Atkins, FT capital markets editor, explains to global economy news editor Ferdinando Giugliano how US help may be at hand. For more … Continue reading

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Trichet and Wolf on ECB action – FT

The European Central Bank unexpectedly cut interest rates and announced it would step up its asset buying programme. FT’s Martin Wolf discusses the move with former ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet at the Ambrosetti Forum in Italy. For more video content … Continue reading

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Has Draghi opened the floodgates? – FT

Mario Draghi is tackling the dearth of small business loans with €400bn of cheap long-term loans, TLTROs. William De Vijlder of BNP Paribas Investment Partners discusses with John Authers whether this will open the floodgates or lead to stagnant water … Continue reading

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The ECB moves – is it enough? – FT

The European Central Bank has cut its deposit rate to below zero per cent and introduced other radical measures to fight the threat of deflation. The FT’s Chris Giles and Ferdinando Giugliano discuss what these actions mean. For more video … Continue reading

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ECB cuts rates to buoy eurozone economy – EuroNews

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Negative rates in 60 seconds – FT

As the European Central Bank considers adopting negative interest rates to counter low eurozone inflation, FT economics editor Chris Giles explains what you need to know about negative interest rates − in 60 seconds. For more video content from the … Continue reading

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ECB poised to shore up eurozone economy

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Should the ECB launch QE? – FT

Some hope the European Central Bank will use quantitative easing to help the fragile region, but as Albert Gallo, head of macro credit research at RBS, points out, with sovereign bonds already at multiyear lows QE will not help where … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: Can the Eurozone Survive? – LSE

After four successive crisis years, an economic recovery in Europe is within sight. The euro’s survival – which was in question as recently as a year ago – appears assured. But the crisis remains chronic, if not fatal. Without further … Continue reading

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What’s Europe’s biggest economic concern? — Reuters

Sept. 9 – Influential thinkers and leaders at the Ambrosetti Forum including Trichet, Roubini and Zoellick give Reuters’ Lucy Marcus their take on the biggest issues facing Europe’s economy. – Reuters TV (click here if video is not observable)

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