FRANKFURT The European Central Bank will use its stimulus firepower fully even as the euro zone economy shows some signs of rebounding from its pandemic-induced recession, ECB President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT, July 16 Taking a pause after a series
of extraordinary moves, the European Central Bank is all but
certain to keep policy on hold on Thursday, scrutinizing instead
the effectiveness and any unwanted side-effects of its
Frankfurt Die EZB wird nach den massiven Stützungsschritten zur Eindämmung der Corona-Krise womöglich zunächst einmal ihre Füße still halten.
FRANKFURT European Central Bank chief economist Philip Lane signalled a pause in policy action, arguing that a rebound is underway, markets have stabilized but that many months will be needed before there is clarity over the shape of the recovery.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank agreed to give vital documents to German authorities to prove the proportionality of ECB policies, two sources said, in a step to defuse a challenge threatening to undermine its powers to keep the euro zone together.
FRANKFURT, June 24 The European Central Bank
agreed to give vital documents to German authorities to prove
the proportionality of ECB policies, two sources said, in a step
to defuse a challenge threatening to undermine its powers to
keep the euro zone together.
FRANKFURT An expected wave of credit rating cuts for companies as a result of the coronavirus crisis has yet to materialise, data shows, meaning speculation that the European Central Bank will buy bonds of "fallen angels" downgraded to junk may be premature.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank's new plans to buy massive amounts of government bonds with near total discretion may break a legal ban on bankrolling governments, Markus Kerber, the German academic behind the ECB's biggest court setback, said on Friday.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank approved a bigger-than-expected expansion of its stimulus package on Thursday to prop up an economy plunged by the coronavirus pandemic into its worst recession since World War Two. | Video
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank is certain to give the ailing euro zone economy another shot in the arm and the only question is the timing, with arguments split between a move on Thursday and holding out until July.