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Francesco Canepa

ECB's Lagarde takes benign view on growth, euro strength

Sep 10 2020

FRANKFURT European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde took a modestly upbeat view on Europe's recovery from a historic recession on Thursday and played down concerns about the euro's strength, disappointing hopes she would signal more stimulus. | Video

ECB to go all the way on stimulus even as economy recovers, Lagarde says

Jul 16 2020

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.

ECB to take pause even as pandemic worries rise

Jul 15 2020

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 crisis-fighting measures.

EZB-Chefökonom Lane signalisiert Geldpolitik-Pause

Jul 02 2020

Frankfurt Die EZB wird nach den massiven Stützungsschritten zur Eindämmung der Corona-Krise womöglich zunächst einmal ihre Füße still halten.

ECB's Lane signals policy pause as markets stabilize

Jul 01 2020

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.

ECB to release documents to defuse German court challenge

Jun 24 2020

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.

ECB to release documents to defuse German court challenge

Jun 24 2020

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.

As the ECB ponders purchases, bond angels aren't falling

Jun 17 2020

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.

ECB nemesis Kerber says new scheme may be forbidden aid to debtors

Jun 05 2020

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.

ECB gives another shot of stimulus as economy reels

Jun 04 2020

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

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