Policymakers at the Bank of Japan tussled over the decision to adopt negative interest rates, according to the summary released Monday.» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the market's reaction to Mario Draghi's dovish comments and what it could mean to the Federal Reserve.
Pier Carlo Padoan, minister of economy and finance for Italy, says reforms in his country are beginning to bear fruit and improve the jobs market and will soon announce new reforms to the banking system.
Francisco González, chairman and CEO of BBVA, says the Spanish banking system is working better as a result of some banks being scrapped, but low inflation and low interest rates are a problem for Europe.
Italy’s minister of economy and finance, Pier Carlo Padoan, explains why Europe could still be looking for an efficient transmission system of macro and monetary policies.
At CNBC’s “Rebuilding Europe’s Financial Confidence” debate, key financial and business leaders discuss their one hope or goal for 2016.
Member of the Executive Board at the European Central Bank, Benoît Coeuré, discusses the possibility of a “Brexit” from the European Union.
Are banks facing their ‘uber’ moment? Axel A. Weber, UBS Group chairman and BBVA’s chairman and CEO, Francisco González, weigh in.
Benoît Coeuré, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, says markets have their own business interests and the ECB's needs clarity on structural and regulatory framework.
Who won the CNBC hosted debate on “Rebuilding Europe’s Financial Confidence”?
Axel A. Weber, chairman of UBS, says monetary policy has run its course and central banks are tempting fate by making interest rates more negative.
What one suggestion would you make to restore the confidence of Europe’s banking system? Key business and financial leaders tell CNBC their thoughts.
Lazard's Gary Parr tells CNBC investors will see gains in 2016, despite the horrid start of the year.
Asian markets bounced Friday, tracking a rally in European and U.S. markets, getting a boost from an uptick in oil prices and comments from the ECB.
Peter Michaelis, head of equities at Alliance Trust Investments, talks about central bank policy and whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates again in 2016.
Kieran Calder, Asian head of equities at Coutts, explains while monetary easing helps, governments also need to follow through with structural and fiscal policy reforms.
Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank, explains it was a huge surprise that the ECB chief would be so explicit about policy easing in March.
The ECB doesn't have room to ease policy in a way that could stem a sell-off, says Uwe Parpart, MD and head of research at Reorient Financial Markets.
It would be "a monumental communication blunder" if the ECB doesn't deliver more stimulus, said Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics.
The ECB's Mario Draghi in effect showed the Fed the way on Thursday, with his call for possible additional easing in March based on changed data.
The recent spate of bad news has been just that, with no effective relief from the U.S. central bank or any of its global counterparts.