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ECB to hold fire as sees euro zone recovery unfolding

Jul 02 2013

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank, eying tentative signs of euro zone economic recovery, is expected to eschew any major decisions on Thursday and keep its easy-money policy in place.

Euro zone loan contraction turns up heat on ECB

Jun 27 2013

FRANKFURT Loans to the euro zone's private sector contracted further in May as recession saps appetite for investment and spending while banks restrain lending as they repair their balance sheets.

BIS not calling for immediate exit from stimulus - Caruana

Jun 26 2013

BASEL The Bank for International Settlements is not demanding an immediate reversal of ultra-loose central bank policies, its chief said, after the group's annual report provoked a stormy reaction from media and economists.

BIS not calling for immediate exit from stimulus - Caruana

Jun 26 2013

BASEL Markets over-reacted to the Federal Reserve's plan to stop money printing but volatility is inevitable and should not deter other central banks from doing the same when the time is right, the head of the Bank for International Settlements said.

Former ECB heavyweight says Europe should put integration on hold for five years

Jun 25 2013

FRANKFURT An influential former ECB official has called on European Union leaders to put further integration on hold for up to five years, work out where they want to take the project, and decide who should still use the euro.

Former ECB heavyweight says Europe should put integration on hold for five years

Jun 25 2013

FRANKFURT An influential former ECB official has called on European Union leaders to put further integration on hold for up to five years, work out where they want to take the project, and decide who should still use the euro.

Praet says ECB has room to cut rates lower

Jun 11 2013

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank has room to cut interest rates further, Executive Board member Peter Praet said on Tuesday, adding that the central bank is paying "great attention" to euro zone inflation, currently below its target.

Praet says ECB has room to cut rates lower

Jun 11 2013

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank has room to cut interest rates further, Executive Board member Peter Praet said on Tuesday, adding that the central bank is paying "great attention" to euro zone inflation, currently below its target.

ECB holds rates, leaves other tools on the shelf

Jun 06 2013

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday and said it had discussed a raft of other policy options it could take if the euro zone economy does not emerge from recession later this year. | Video

ECB holds rates, leaves other tools on the shelf

Jun 06 2013

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday and said it had discussed a raft of other policy options it could take if the euro zone economy does not emerge from recession later this year.

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