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ECB President Mario Draghi delivered his latest remarks at the central bank's April 2017 press conference.
The European Central Bank (ECB) held its benchmark interest rate at zero percent on Thursday and left monetary policy unchanged.
Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discusses potential monetary policy moves from the Bank of Japan.
Christel Aranda-Hassel, chief European economist at Mizuho, discusses her expectations of Thursday's European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
Singapore's reliance on foreign labor may shift, with the city-state's central bank pointing on Thursday to a cautious employment outlook.
The Bank of Japan raised its economic forecasts at its policy meeting outcome on Thursday, but it kept policy steady.
Corporate profits in Japan continue to be robust, notes Masakazu Takeda from the Hennessy Japan Fund.
Sayuri Shirai of Keio University expects the bank to maintain its economic growth projections, but believes inflation expectations could be revised.
It is "still early days" for a monetary policy tightening across the euro zone, analysts told CNBC.
The ECB is breathing a sigh of relief after the first round of the French election but they are unlikely to change their policy stance until June.
At this week's European Central Bank meeting it is all about slight changes in tone when it comes to their assessment of economic activity. With the French presidential run-off scheduled for May 7, there appears to be little appetite to rock the boat.
Wells Fargo has presented the Federal Reserve with a satisfactory plan on how to unwind its business in case of bankruptcy.
Kashkari said he does not believe that spending more to build roads and airports would necessarily increase economic growth.
Jean-Claude Trichet shares his views on the French election on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Monday.
European banking stocks soared after the first round of French presidential election was won by centrist Emmanuel Macron. But will this rally last?
The European Central Bank will stick with current plans on rates and bond purchases for the rest of the year and decide what happens in 2018 later in the year, Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny said in an interview.
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