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  • ECB doesn’t react to political uncertainty by itself: Draghi

    ECB president Mario Draghi comments on how important political risk and uncertainty is for the central bank and its strategy.

  • Risk of protectionism may have ‘somewhat receded’: Draghi

    ECB president Mario Draghi says it would be premature to react or make policy decisions based on future policies pursued by the U.S. administration at this time.

  • Markets have underestimated the resilience of European growth: Pro

    J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s David Stubbs and Berenberg’s Kallum Pickering comment on the influence of political risk when it comes to the future of the euro zone.

  • BERLIN, April 27- German consumer inflation bounced back in April and came close to the European Central Bank's price stability target of just under 2 percent, regional data suggested on Thursday. The figures from several German states hinted that price pressures in Europe's biggest economy- partly due to a rise in transportation costs- are slowly building up...

  • GENEVA— The U.N. human rights office says one of its independent experts will travel to Panama next month to investigate tax avoidance and evasion schemes like those revealed by the so-called "Panama Papers" leak. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, the office's expert on foreign debt and human rights, has been asked by the U.N.' s Human Rights Council to study Panama's efforts...

  • 2016A statue is seen next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Deutsche Bank reported on Thursday a lower-than-expected revenue for its first quarter, mainly driven by a negative impact of credit spreads.

  • *ECB may talk of rosier economic outlook. LONDON, April 27- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Thursday with the bloc's central bank expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy. The European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday comes immediately after solid...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The European Central Bank kept its stimulus program and interest rates unchanged Thursday even though it conceded that the economic recovery in the 19- country is becoming stronger. Though a raft of economic indicators in recent weeks have pointed to a strengthening recovery, there was little expectation the bank would adjust policy in...

  • ECB’s language choices may change: M&G Investments

    Steven Andrew, fund manager at M&G Investments, takes a look at the European Central Bank’s strategy and rhetoric, as the bank heads towards another policy meeting.

  • *ECB may talk of rosier economic outlook. LONDON, April 27- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Thursday with the bloc's central bank expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy. The European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday comes immediately after the...

  • MADRID— Spain's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 18.8 percent in the first quarter, partly due to the end of temporary jobs tied to the winter holiday, and interrupting an overall downward trend in recent years. National Statistics Institute said Thursday that the number of people out of work rose by 17,200 in January through March to a rounded 4.3 million.

  • BERLIN, April 27- The mood among German consumers rebounded more than expected heading into May to reach a three-month high, a survey showed on Thursday, citing confidence that Europe's largest economy is heading in the right direction and a dip in inflation. The government has said political uncertainties linked to Britain's vote to leave the European Union...

  • BERLIN, April 27- The mood among German consumers rebounded more than expected heading into May to reach a three-month high, a survey showed on Thursday, citing confidence that Europe's largest economy is heading in the right direction and a dip in inflation. The government has said political uncertainties linked to Britain's vote to leave the European Union...

  • BERLIN, April 27- The mood among German consumers rebounded more than expected heading into May to reach a three-month high, a survey showed on Thursday, citing confidence that Europe's largest economy is heading in the right direction and a dip in inflation. The government has said political uncertainties linked to Britain's vote to leave the European Union...

  • BERLIN, April 27- The mood among German consumers rebounded more than expected heading into May to reach a three-month high, a survey showed on Thursday, citing confidence that Europe's largest economy is heading in the right direction and a dip in inflation. The government has said political uncertainties linked to Britain's vote to leave the European Union...

  • April 26- U.S. businesses would reap a windfall if President Donald Trump's plan to cut corporate tax rates and slash taxes on cash parked overseas becomes law, but it was unclear whether they would stimulate a surge in investment and job creation in return. Tax rates would fall below those of neighboring Mexico and Canada, which Trump has accused of...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces its interest rate decision. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will hold a press conference following the governing council monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. EANSTON, Illinois- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Fintech" before the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces its interest rate decision. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will hold a press conference following the governing council monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. EANSTON, Illinois- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Fintech" before the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern...

  • April 26- U.S. businesses would reap a windfall if President Donald Trump's plan to cut corporate tax rates and slash taxes on cash parked overseas becomes law, but it was unclear whether they would stimulate a surge in investment and job creation in return. Tax rates would fall below those of neighboring Mexico and Canada, which Trump has accused of...

  • BRASILIA, April 26- Brazil could decide to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development as soon as next month, officials told Reuters, as President Michel Temer seeks its seal of approval for reforms to Latin America's largest economy. If approved by the OECD Council, Brazil would become the biggest emerging market member of the group and the...

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