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Francesco Canepa

Exclusive: Europe's bank supervisors want Carige closed if no buyer found: sources

May 22 2019

FRANKFURT European bank supervisors think Italy's long-struggling Banca Carige should be closed if it can't find a buyer, contrary to Rome's plan for a state rescue, four sources close to the matter said.

EU watchdogs give banks no leeway on Brexit-driven hub demands

Apr 23 2019

LONDON/FRANKFURT European Union regulators are refusing to cut British-based banks any slack over bulking up in the bloc in preparation for Brexit, despite an extension to the process which some have taken as an opportunity to drag their feet.

RPT--ECB would rather pay banks to lend than cut charge on idle cash: sources

Apr 12 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, April 11 European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB would rather pay banks to lend than cut charge on idle cash: sources

Apr 11 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning toward rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly skeptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB leaning towards rewarding banks who lend, sceptical on tiered rate: sources

Apr 11 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, April 11 European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB's Draghi whets investor appetite for more action

Apr 10 2019

FRANKFURT Reuters) - ECB President Mario Draghi raised the prospect of more support for the struggling euro zone economy on Wednesday if its slowdown persisted, saying the central bank had "plenty of instruments" with which to react. | Video

In placeholder meeting, ECB hopes to instil confidence

Apr 09 2019

FRANKFURT Reuters) - The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy on hold on Wednesday, taking its time to evaluate whether its most recent stimulus cocktail is enough to arrest a rapid decline in sentiment.

In placeholder meeting, ECB hopes to instil confidence

Apr 09 2019

FRANKFURT, April 10 Reuters) - The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy on hold on Wednesday, taking its time to evaluate whether its most recent stimulus cocktail is enough to arrest a rapid decline in sentiment.

EZB will Banken im Zinstief entlasten

Mar 27 2019

Frankfurt/Brüssel Die EZB erwägt Erleichterungen für die unter der jahrelangen Tiefzinsphase ächzenden Banken.

ECB can delay rate hike again, mitigate negative rates if needed: Draghi

Mar 27 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank could further delay an interest rate hike and may look at measures to mitigate the side-effects of negative interest rates, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Wednesday, warning that risks to growth were on the rise. | Video

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