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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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Euro Testing 200-day

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ECB Plans Negative Rate on Bank Deposits – Spiegel

Der Spiegel is reporting, When it meets on June 6, SPIEGEL has learned, the European Central Bank may implement a negative interest rate for financial institutions seeking to park their money at the Frankfurt powerhouse. The move is aimed at … Continue reading

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How the euro was saved – FT

Peter Spiegel, the Financial Times’s Brussels bureau chief, recounts the moments in 2011 and 2012 when the euro came closest to collapse, and how politicians and bureaucrats battled over the solutions that eventually saved the euro. For more video content … Continue reading

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ECB poised to shore up eurozone economy

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Weekend: Should the Euro Survive? – LSE

George Magnus is very good. Recorded on 6 February 2014 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House. Come along to an economics debate to help you consider what will happen next in Europe. Paul Donovan is managing director of global economics … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – Euro(con)fusion

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 8 bps lower; France 3 bps wider to the Bund; Belgium 5 bps wider; Ireland 15 bps wider; Italy unchanged; Spain 2 bps wider; Portugal 14 bp wider; Greece 114 bps wider; Large Eurozone … Continue reading

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