U.S. equities closed at all-time highs on Friday, as the major indexes posted their best week since the election.
The ECB's extension of its easing program drove the single currency to its biggest daily loss against the dollar since the Brexit vote.
US government debt prices fell as investors focused on the ECB's surprise announcement on Thursday and digested key economic data.
European stocks closed higher on Friday after the ECB announced an extension of its massive bond-buying program.
The ECB won't give extra time to the embattled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi to raise money to finance its operations, sources told CNBC.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday as traders digested a surprise ECB announcement.
Kit Juckes, Societe Generale, shares his outlook on the euro and why Mario Draghi's bond decision was "genius."
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, reacts to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's decision to reduce bond buying in April of next year.
Gilles Moëc, head of developed Europe economics at BofA Merrill Lynch, discusses the future of the euro zone following his note "The Cost of Wasted Years."
CNBC's Annette Weisbach analyses European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's latest announcement on changes to monetary policy.
Asian markets finished mixed as Hong Kong gaming shares took a hit while South Korea's parliament voted to impeach President Park in a decision that came after the market close.
Scott Thiel, deputy chief investment officer of fixed income at Blackrock, discusses what the European Central Bank’s latest decision means.
CIAM co-founder and managing partner Anne-Sophie d'Andlau explains why the ECB’s decision to scale back on QE sends a positive signal to investors worldwide.
On Thursday, ECB President said “there’s no question about tapering” as it had not been discussed, yet the world isn’t convinced. CNBC’s Annette Weisbach reports.
The ECB has trimmed the volume of its monthly purchases to 60 billion euros from April. CNBC’s Annette Weisbach discusses more about ECB’s recent moves.
After the ECB’s latest monetary policy meeting, CNBC’s Annette Weisbach talks about how the banks are faring following the announcement.
Insead's Antonio Fatas says its no wonder investors are confused given the mixed messages at the ECB press conference.
The ECB's low rates enable countries to move along into a period of synchronized global fiscal action, says Principal Global Investors' Kirk West.
Mario Draghi's argument that the ECB isn't actually tapering its QE progam is based on a technicality, says Manulife Financial's Megan Greene.
The euro fell Thursday as the European Central Bank announced an extension of its quantitative easing programme.