Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in a move that shocked Washington and dampened some of this week's strong risk appetite.
The ECB will begin tapering its generous asset-buying program in the fall with interest rate hikes to follow as soon as 2018; Intesa CEO.
This raised fresh doubts about whether the European Central Bank can start rolling back its stimulus measures soon.
European markets moved lower Wednesday as investors focused on the latest batch of corporate earnings.
Intesa Sanpaolo CEO Carlo Messina discusses the European Central Bank's monetary policy and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron.
Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer weighs in on whether the European Central Bank’s monetary policy has had an impact on the company’s performance.
Currency markets swung back to trading on the diverging outlooks for growth and tighter monetary policy.
Commerzbank posted a 28 percent rise in first-quarter net earnings in the first quarter, benefiting from a positive one-off effect in its run-off unit.
Commerzbank CFO Stephan Engels speaks about earnings and how the business is preparing for a potential change in European Central Bank monetary policy.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach discusses Commerzbank's first-quarter earnings.
Meanwhile, a fall in oil prices drove the Australian dollar and Canadian dollar to new lows.
France's new president-elect Emmanuel Macron does not bring the euro zone any closer to resolving the bloc's pressing existential risks.
European equities look on course to achieve double-digit growth before the year is out, according to one investment manager who is predicting a return to 2007 highs.
Investors took profit on a roughly 3 percent gain for the currency since the first round of voting two weeks ago.
Vassilis Papaioannou, chief investment officer at Dolfin, discusses how the European Central Bank and world markets are reacting to Emmanuel Macron's victory.
With the French election behind, the direction of the euro will depend on ECB tapering, says Adarsh Sinha, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.
The euro spiked higher in the wake of the French election results, but the surge didn’t last long.
Jonathan Pain, author of The Pain Report, explains why he's optimistic about financials and economic growth in the euro zone.
Recent suggestions that the ECB could raise rates before December is very bullish for the euro, says Tony Boyadjian of Compass Global Markets.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon and David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies, discuss how markets and the European Central Bank could react to Emmanuel Macron's French presidency.