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Europe’s ‘Ogre of Deflation’ Is Rapping at the Door

All eyes on the European Central Bank this week. Its Governing Council meets Thursday in Frankfurt, and ECB President Mario “Whatever It Takes” …

BlackRock Sees Deflation-Fight Boost for Spain, Portugal Bonds

Europe’s highest-yielding government bonds will gain support from the European Central Bank’s efforts to stave off the risk of deflation, according …

Deflation, now vs then

2014-02-05T10:47:22.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>Now vs 2009 that is, when a brief flirtation with deflation in the eurozone proved short lived and provided …

Does the European Economy Have a Deflation Problem?

"We have to dispense with the question, 'Is there a deflation?' and the answer is, 'No.'"<p>So says European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. The …

Deflation remains biggest threat to Euro Zone (Comment: Special to IANS)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), decided to keep interest rates unchanged at the central bank's monthly monetary policy …

Week In FX Europe: ECB Holds Rates As Deflation Fears Rise

With the Eurozone affected by very weak inflation, the markets were waiting to see if the ECB would take any action on Thursday. With the benchmark …

Draghi’s good kind of deflation

Setting monetary policy for the whole Eurozone was never going to be easy – one interest rate for all the economies from Germany to Greece is always …

FOREX-Euro climbs after ECB's Draghi says no deflation in euro zone | Reuters

* Euro surges on deflation denial, postponing of any policy action<p>* Aussie bolstered by upbeat retail sales data<p>* U.S. weekly jobless claims fall more than expected<p>By Daniel Bases<p>NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The euro rallied on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said there …

ECB rejects deflation fears as it holds rates at 0.25%

<b>The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has said deflation is not a threat to the eurozone economy.</b><p>The ECB kept its benchmark interest rate at 0.25% after its latest meeting. The rate was cut to its current record low in November.<p>ECB president Mario Draghi said: "We have to dispense with this …

Should we worry about deflation?

<i>We are hosting a round-table discussion of the risk of deflation in the euro zone. Our fourth contributor is Paul De Grauwe, professor in European</i> …

FTSE CLOSE: Vodafone leads rally as markets bounces back

FTSE CLOSE: Vodafone leads rally as markets bounces back; Twitter sees $7bn wiped off shares<p>By<p>Published: 03:43 EDT, 6 February 2014 | Updated: 12:14 …

European companies shrug off deflation threat | Financial Times

Europe’s largest companies are not preparing for deflation in the region, despite policy makers’ fears of falling prices and the announcement on …

Economics

Investors wrestle with spectre of deflation | Financial Times

Politicians conjure up imagery seemingly out of a Harry Potter book when discussing deflation. The phenomenon of sustained price falls is a monster …

Economics

ALBERT EDWARDS: We're On The Cliff Of Deflation And Markets Don't Seem To Care

But in his new note to clients, he seems utterly bemused. Markets just don't seem to care.<p>"Markets remain stoic about the risks of outright deflation in the US and eurozone for one very simple reason," he writes.<p>"They simply do not believe a recession that would trigger outright deflation is on the …

Shake Shack price target raised to $45 from $30 at CFRA, maintains sell rating

May 5, 2018<br>7:09 PM<p>Justify won the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday, breaking the 136-year-old Curse of Apollo as he became the first 3-year old who did not run as a 2-year-old to win America’s most famous race since 1882.<p>May 5, 2018<br>6:01 PM<p>With the Federal Reserve meeting, monthly jobs …

Fall in eurozone inflation rate fuels deflation concerns

<b>Calls for European Central Bank action to help protect the eurozone's fragile recovery have grown after the release of inflation and jobless data.</b><p>Official figures showed that eurozone inflation fell to 0.7% in January, down from 0.8% in December and further below the ECB's 2% target.<p>It has fuelled …

Slump in euro zone money supply growth highlights deflation risk

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone money supply growth slowed sharply in December and loans to the private sector contracted further, putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take fresh action to counter the threat of deflation.<p>A picture illustration taken with the multiple exposure function …

IMF boss Lagarde warns on eurozone deflation - BusinessDay : News you can trust

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that deflation remains a real risk to economic recovery in the eurozone.<p>Despite signs of …