Mario Draghi

Draghi Presses for Euro-Area Fund as Crisis Buffer

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi stepped up his call for a euro-area fund to make sure countries don’t drift apart in future crises. …

European Central Bank

Bundesbank chief Weidmann gets new term as BIS Chair

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann will serve as a second three-year term as the chair of the Bank of International Settlements, an umbrella organization often called the central bank of central banks.<p>Weidmann, frequently mentioned as a candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as …

Central Banks

Increase in US bond yields ‘to be expected,’ Draghi says

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discusses the U.S. economy and bond market.

European Central Bank

ECB's Draghi on Economy, Stimulus, Inflation: Statement

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at a news conference in Frankfurt about the economy, monetary policy and inflation after the ECB …

Economics

Draghi hails solid growth: ECB policy on hold | Reuters.com

The euro first rose and then dropped to session lows on Thursday after ECB President Mario Draghi hailed ''solid'' euro zone growth but kept rates unchanged. David Pollard reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>The euro first rose and then dropped to session lows on Thursday after ECB President …

Economics

Draghi Insists Outlook Solid, ECB Skirts QE Debate: Full Briefing

Mario Draghi said European Central Bank policy makers refrained from discussing the end of asset purchases or even the stronger euro as they focused …

European Central Bank

Greater reform necessary in euro zone countries, ECB’s Draghi says

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has urged for the completion of a European banking union and capital markets union.

European Union

ECB stays on hold

As expected, the ECB held rates steady and reaffirmed its ultra-soft monetary policy.<p>Up next is Mario Draghi's press conference at 8:30 ET.<p>Now read:</b> …

Business

ECB: Net asset purchases to run until September or beyond if needed

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discusses the bank’s latest decision on monetary policy.

European Central Bank

ECB live blog: Draghi to deal with weaker economic data

The European Central Bank made no changes to its statement on Thursday, leaving interest rates unchanged and repeating its promise to keep buying …

Economics

ECB's Draghi Expects Growth to Remain Solid, Broad-Based

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi acknowledged that momentum weakened at the start of the year even as he signaled his confidence in the …

European Central Bank

ECB's Draghi sees small effect of trade tariffs, fears retaliation | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The direct effect on the euro zone economy of trade tariffs announced by the United States and China is small but they can hurt investor confidence and trigger retaliation, the head of the European Central Bank said on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO - European Central Bank (ECB) …

Economy

ECB's Draghi sees small effect of trade tariffs, fears retaliation

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The direct effect on the euro zone economy of trade tariffs announced by the United States and China is small but they can hurt investor confidence and trigger retaliation, the head of the European Central Bank said on Wednesday.<p>"The direct effects are not big," Mario Draghi …

Economy

EUR/USD - Euro Edges Higher As Eurozone CPI Within Expectations

<i>By Kenny Fisher</i><p>EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at 1.2279, up 0.08% on the day. On the …

Business

European Central Bank's Mario Draghi to appear before Oireachtas committee

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has agreed to come to Ireland and appear before an Oireachtas committee to discuss the banking …

European Central Bank

Europe’s Surplus of Stagnation by Robert Skidelsky

LONDON – While the rest of the world recovers from the Great Recession of 2008-2009, Europe is stagnating. Eurozone growth is expected to be 1.7% …

European Central Bank

Draghi learning from the Fed's moves

Mario Draghi and his colleagues at the ECB are studying how the Fed swiftly shifted away from QE and ultra-loose monetary policy, to raising rates …

Business

Why Aren't Stocks Climbing The Wall Of Worry Anymore?

For the first time since the Great Recession, the real policy rate for the Federal Reserve is positive.<p>In the not-so-distant future, key borrowing …

Business

The Lesser Evil for the Eurozone by Jean Pisani-Ferry

PARIS – It was not supposed to happen like this. The formation of a new German government took so long that it was only after the Italian general …

Europe

IMF wants 'rainy day fund' for eurozone

The International Monetary Fund has encouraged eurozone leaders to set up a financial emergency fund. It said such a measure would help cushion …

Economics

The New Fed Speaks

Jerome Powell is a causal consensus hawk.<p>The administration does not want rates significantly higher.<p>Inflation data may force the central bank’s hand.<p>…

Business

Some Helpful Swaps Geography

Inflation hysteria in some places hasn't just faded, it has disappeared almost entirely. The old saying is that shooting stars burn out the fastest. …

Business

Who Is Mario Draghi? | Investopedia

In the European Union, the European Central Bank (ECB) is the key central banking body responsible for administering monetary policy throughout the …

Personal Finance

EU pleads free trade as cliff edge beckons over Trump tariff plans

The EU has sought to cajole US President Donald Trump to step back from slapping tariffs on EU imports. Though unlikely to back down, EU exemptions …

Globalization

Deutsche Bank, Banks And The USD: The Writing (Off) Is On The Wall (Street)

Deutsche Bank is probably the strongest evidence for the weakness in the European banking system.<p>So much so that it's hard to see how the ECB can …

Business

EU summitry — In the absence of billionaires — Commemorating terror victims

Press play to listen to this article<p>Voiced by Amazon Polly<p><b>By FLORIAN EDER</b> <b><br>with ZOYA SHEFTALOVICH</b><p>PRESENTED BY GOOGLE<p><b>Two years ago today,</b> hundreds of …

Europe

Jean-Claude Trichet: We still live in an ‘abnormal situation’

PARIS — After helping steer the eurozone through its worst existential crisis, Jean-Claude Trichet, now seven years into retirement, is still …

Europe

Japanese researchers seek to unmask Draghi's poker face to predict policy changes

TOKYO (Reuters) - If European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi appears slightly more downbeat at his regular news conference than before, it could foreshadow a possible move by to the bank to trim its monetary policy stimulus.<p>That's the conclusion of two Japanese researchers who've used artificial …

Economics

The Possibility Of Economic Shocks Is Rising

The trade war rhetoric is heating up.<p>The Facebook investigation is hurting the FANG stocks, which have been a primary driver of the NASDAQ.<p>We're …

Stock Markets

Trade war fears weigh on investor sentiment in Germany

The possibility of a U.S.-led trade war is worrying investment professionals in export-oriented Germany, Europe's largest economy.<p>The ZEW index of economic sentiment sagged to 5.1 points in March from 17.8 points in February. The main reason was a more pessimistic outlook for coming months, while …

Economy