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Mark John

Analysis-CEOs and central bankers talk past each other on inflation

Aug 06 2021

FRANKFURT/LONDON The bosses of top multinationals are fretting about rising inflation but the very people responsible for keeping price growth in check - central bankers - seem unfazed.

EU forces pace on carbon cuts, challenges others to follow

Jul 16 2021

BRUSSELS (Reuters) -The European Union is using its heft as a wealthy trade bloc of half a billion consumers to set the global pace of climate change action, challenging others to match the ambitions of its latest carbon cutting plans.

ANALYSIS-EU forces pace on carbon cuts, challenges others to follow

Jul 15 2021

BRUSSELS, July 15 The European Union is using its heft as a wealthy trade bloc of half a billion consumers to set the global pace of climate change action, challenging others to match the ambitions of its latest carbon cutting plans.

Analysis: Delta-spurred curbs cloud European recovery outlook

Jul 13 2021

PARIS Rising coronavirus infection rates, driven by the fast-spreading Delta variant, are forcing more countries around Europe to re-impose restrictions that could cast a pall over the region's economic recovery prospects.

Analysis: Europe's carbon push stokes backlash fears

Jul 09 2021

BRUSSELS/LONDON A European Union plan to extend carbon pricing to the fuel used in cars and to heat homes is facing a wall of early resistance from countries and lawmakers fearing a public pushback unless backers find ways to compensate those worst hit.

ECB tweaks inflation target, bolsters climate role

Jul 08 2021

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank set a new inflation target on Thursday and carved out a major role in the fight against climate change, embarking on a fundamental transformation of Europe's most powerful financial institution.

ECB to flex its financial muscle in climate change fight

Jul 08 2021

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank will take greater account of climate change in its core policy decisions, in the latest move by one of the world's biggest central banks to curb carbon emissions.

ECB tweaks inflation target, bolsters climate role

Jul 08 2021

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank set a new inflation target on Thursday and carved out a major role in the fight against climate change, embarking on a fundamental transformation of Europe's most powerful financial institution.

Analysis - Climate change: Central banks' new inflation puzzle

Jun 08 2021

LONDON For Bank of England chief Andrew Bailey, tackling climate change carries inflation risks if you do too little, too late. For Larry Fink, head of investment giant BlackRock, the risk is if you go too fast.

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