European Central Bank


  • ECB begins buying asset-backed securities     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    This is QE lite reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest news from Europe's central bank.

  • Central banks' 'Game of Thrones'     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, shares his thoughts on global central bank policies following Mario Draghi's QE comments, and China's rate cut.

  • Draghi lacks credibility: Pro     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, discusses the ECB's decision to expand its balance sheet and why he is "confused" by Mario Draghi's statements.

  • China cuts rates, Draghi ready to act     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports China is cutting interest rates and liberalizing deposit rates, and the ECB's Mario Draghi signals the central bank is ready to tackle low inflation.

  • Comments from ECB's Draghi boost stocks     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 5:51 AM ET

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said today policymakers are ready to act fast to combat low inflation. Wall Street will also get another batch of retail earnings.

  • John W. Krey, International Investment Analyst at S&P Capital IQ says ECB president Mario Draghi needs to "step up and expand" its bond-buying program.

  • ECB must act to tackle low inflation: Draghi Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:28 AM ET
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi talks in Naples, October 2, 2014.

    The euro zone is likely to stay stagnant and the ECB stands ready to act fast to combat low inflation, says President Mario Draghi.

  • Gareth Davies, Head of ABS of JPMorgan says that the ECB's covered bond program will be the "start of something significant".

  • Will ECB QE make a big difference to stocks?     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    William Hobbs, head of equity strategy at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, and Giles Keating, global head of research at Credit Suisse's private banking and wealth management division, are skeptical on whether quantitative easing by the ECB will boost European stocks.

  • Draghi 'open to the hawkish side': Pro     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Giles Keating, global head of research at Credit Suisse's private banking and wealth management division, says Mario Draghi showed both hawkish and dovish characteristics in his latest speech.

  • Divided views on OPEC creates volatility Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:26 PM ET
    Oil rig workers drill into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    Speculation is growing that OPEC may have no choice but to cut production when it meets on Thanksgiving Day.

  • EU won't see benefits from Juncker plan: Pro     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Ludovic Subran, chief economist and director for economic research at Euler Hermes, says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's 300 billion euro investment plan is not ambitious enough.

  • Euro zone November flash PMI will improve: Pro     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Tom Rogers, Senior Economic Adviser to the EY Euro zone Forecast, says markets can expect improvements in the preliminary reading of euro zone's factory activity on Thursday.

  • What matters for markets next year: Goldman Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:01 PM ET
    Statues of a bull and a bear outside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    It's crystal-ball time for markets and Goldman Sachs is no different, outlining top-10 themes for 2015, eyeing the economic recovery, China and oil.

  • The Abenomics death spiral: Schiff Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.

    How much more bad news must come out of the Japanese experiment in mega-stimulus before Keynesians reassess their assumptions? asks Peter Schiff.

  • How to play this global economic turmoil: Insana Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Recessions...plunging oil prices...how should investors play all of this global economic turmoil?

  • Jyrki Katainen, VP for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness at the European Commission says that all the EU countries "must follow the rules" on budgets and be treated the same, despite their various sizes.

  • Risk of triple-dip recession in euro zone: S&P Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    The euro zone is in danger of its third recession since 2008, despite recent better-than-expected economic data, according to Jean-Michel Six of S&P.

  • Juergen Stark, former member of the European Central Bank's executive board, says the the purchase of government bonds is "very likely" in the first half of 2015.

  • US bond prices weaken on Draghi comments Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices slipped on Monday afternoon after European Central Bank's Mario Draghi said the bank was willing to purchase more bonds.