Euro zone bond yields jump as Sweden ditches negative interest rates

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:33 GMT

That rebound coincides with improved economic data and signals from major central banks that they are on pause for now.

Dollar near three-week high as central banks eyed

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 10:56 GMT

The dollar held near a three-week high on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged, boosting risk appetite and sending the yen lower.

Euro edges off lows as dollar rally takes a pause

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 09:51 GMT

The euro clawed itself off recent lows on Monday as the dollar waited to see whether the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week would calm nerves about slowing global economic growth.

Italy must "calm down" and stop questioning the euro

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Italian officials must stop questioning the euro and need to "calm down" in their budget debate as they have already caused damage to firms and households.

Euro rallies to 10-day high after ECB says to discuss unwinding stimulus

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 10:06 GMT

The head of Germany’s central bank, Jens Weidmann, said market expectations for an end to bond-buying by end-2018 were plausible.

ECB's Visco says proving hard to raise inflation expectations

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 02:30 GMT

The European Central Bank is finding it difficult to raise inflation expectations, Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco said on Saturday.

Euro moves a side effect, not the objective of ECB policy: Draghi

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 12:53 GMT

The ECB’s bond buys have not led to “statistically significant” moves in the euro and exchange rate shifts are a mere side effect, not the objective of policy

Euro takes breather after rally; dollar holds steady

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 09:42 GMT

The euro slipped 0.1 percent to $1.2048.

Bayliss fumes as Duckett is suspended after latest bar incident

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 08:43 GMT

Media reports said there was no police involvement in the matter and that the ECB's investigation would be concluded in the next 24 hours.

Bond investors lap up tepid inflation data, push Portuguese yields to new low

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 01:39 GMT

Portuguese bond yields hit their lowest level in more than 2-1/2 years on Thursday.

Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps central bankers on edge

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 09:31 GMT

Central bankers say the success of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is just a bubble.

Cheap ECB cash still key for euro zone economy: Draghi

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 10:45 GMT

The euro zone economy remains dependent on cheap credit and the European Central Bank is using the extension of its massive bond .

ECB's Coeure hopes bond-buying won't be extended again: paper

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 09:57 GMT

The man in charge of the European Central Bank’s 2.5 trillion euros ($2.9 trillion) stimulus program hopes it will not be extended again when it expires in September.

H. Kong shares follow WS higher as ECB extends stimulus

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 08:49 GMT

Hong Kong stocks ended the week on a firmer footing, after an encouraging slew of earnings from U.S. tech giants buoyed W. Street and the ECB extended its stimulus.

Euro. shares in correction mode as mixed earnings flow in

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 06:02 GMT

European shares fell to a near four-week low, with a mixed batch of company results sparking profit-taking a day before the ECB decides on monetary policy.

ECB to chart end to easy money

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 12:24 GMT

The ECB will announce a big reduction Thursday in its support to the eurozone economy, analysts predict.

World markets steady as China congress starts

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 09:45 GMT

World stocks stayed near peaks and currencies moved in tight ranges on Wednesday.

Low ECB rates an opportunity to reform, Draghi argues

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 09:43 GMT

Easy monetary policy gives euro zone governments a window of opportunity to enact the reforms needed to boost growth once interest rates have to rise.

ECB's Nouy expects Spanish banks to meet capital demands: paper

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 09:38 GMT

The European Central Bank’s chief supervisor expects Spanish banks to meet their capital requirements and the remaining demands set by the ECB under.

ECB still believes in eventual inflation, wage rise: Draghi

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 09:21 GMT

Wages and inflation in the 19-country euro zone will eventually rise but more slowly than earlier thought.