European Central Bank


  • Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer, explains why the European Central Bank could implement new rules about asset-backed securities this week.

  • Will the European Central Bank affect Asia?     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Fan Cheuk Wan, Chief Investment Officer Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse Private Banking and Wealth Management, says easing from the ECB is unlikely and discusses what that means for Asia.

  • European bank lending 'very weak': Pro     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says the weak euro zone PMI reflects the "very weak" bank lending environment and says a ECB rate cut is more likely than a quantitative easing program.

  • ECB vs US jobs: Which is the greater risk?     Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank, discusses whether the nonfarm payrolls report or the European Central Bank's policy decision will be more dangerous for markets.

  • European bank officials weigh QE 'shock and awe' Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 5:53 PM ET
    A euro logo next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt.

    The ECB is facing a critical debate about whether to embark on an American-style quantitative easing program. Here are the implications.

  • Why analysts say September could be a big deal Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 3:52 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Upcoming econ data will be extremely important, since it could have a direct impact on what the Fed might say about a path to higher interest rates.

  • Real stock correction going to blindside us: Pro Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    But if the stock market finishes this month with another advance, TJM's Jim Iuorio tells CNBC he's ready to throw in the towel on his correction call for now.

  • For bonds, it’s not about the Fed anymore Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference.

    It used to be common knowledge that bonds only cared about the Fed. So where did that trade go so wrong?

  • Euro performance all 'about the ECB': Pro     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says that while geopolitics is starting to have an impact, the recent performance of the euro is "really about the ECB".

  • 'Don't fight the Fed', buy equities: Pro     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:12 AM ET

    Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, says not to fight the QE-fueled equity rally in the U.S. and Europe, especially as the ECB is likely to introduce further monetary stimulus.

  • What's needed to spur further easing from ECB     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.

  • David Nowakowski, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini Global Economics, says ECB President Mario Draghi's next policy moves will be "Abenomics for the euro zone".

  • ECB weighing QE     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses what the latest housing and GDP data says about the U.S. economy and if the ECB will pursue QE.

  • Euro zone 'not designed' for QE: Pro     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, says the euro zone is "not designed" for quantitative easing due to all the legal considerations and doubts whether the policy can stimulate growth.

  • ECB vs BOJ: Which central bank will ease first?     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:20 PM ET

    Don Hanna, Asia Managing Director of Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, explains why the Bank of Japan will introduce stimulus before the European Central Bank.

  • ECB can afford to be patient on easing: Barclays     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:46 PM ET

    Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, says European inflation data due this week won't be weak enough to prompt more stimulus.

  • Soft period ahead for US stocks: Expert     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO of Jevons Global, explains how the European Central Bank could cause Wall Street to see lackluster trading in the coming months.

  • ECB action tied to Friday's inflation numbers Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Janet Yellen speaks with Mario Draghi during the Jackson Hole economic symposium.

    European Central Bank is unlikely to take new action next week—unless inflation figures show a significant sinking towards deflation, sources said.

  • History doesn't favor this rally, says Art Cashin Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Art Cashin

    The lack of volume in this market might make it hard for the rally to continue, says veteran trader Art Cashin.

  • ECB intervention to propel markets: Pro     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Discussing market momentum and where the markets go from here, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments chief market strategist, and Chad Morganlander, Stifel portfolio manager.