European Central Bank


  • Will ECB QE sort out the euro zone's problems?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says he is concerned that the European Central Bank's easing measures won't meet the investment needed by the euro zone economy.

  • Can we expect bolder actions from ECB?  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at Insead, discusses whether opposition from Germany could hinder the European Central Bank from launching additional stimulus measures.

  • Full-blown QE in Europe? This expert says impossible  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Mark Grant, Managing Director at Southwest Securities, says divisions among euro zone countries will likely impede the roll out of quantitative easing.

  • Tumbling oil prices see Norway cut interest rates Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    Norway's central bank cut interest rates to prop up an economy ailing from falling offshore investments, lower oil prices and weak growth in Europe.

  • Greek stocks plunge further as elections loom Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    Snap elections are the best way to ensure stability in Greece, a senior policymaker told CNBC, despite stocks falling nearly 13% on news of the vote.

  • When will the ECB pull the trigger on full QE?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    After ECB's data on the take-up of TLTROs, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management says this could be "euro-positive", as it creates the idea of a delay in full QE.

  • Will QE have 'pixie dust' effects for Europe?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Quantitative easing was a success for the U.S., however will full-blown QE provide the same results for Europe? Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, considers this further.

  • TLTRO auction will be a 'huge failure': Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Markus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments, says the European Central Bank's TLTRO program is "ill-designed" and will be a "huge failure".

  • If TLTRO fails, ECB will need to buy more assets: Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Robert Kuenzel, euro area economist at Daiwa Capital Markets, says if the TLTRO does not live up to its hype, then the European Central Bank will have to think about buying more assets through a quantitative easing program.

  • Greece vs. ECB's bond buying  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    With the announcement of Greece's political uncertainty, Silvio Peruzzo, European economist at Nomura discusses how this could impact sovereign bond buying.

  • Greek issues won't stop ECB QE: BoFAML  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Gilles Moec, head of developed Europe economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says renewed problems in Greece's economy won't be enough to stop the European Central Bank pushing ahead with further stimulus measures.

  • Cramer: We're at 'considerable time'  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the Fed's "considerable time" language and provides his perspective on the outlook for oil.

  • EU's outlook for 2015: Which sectors will thrive?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Discussing Europe's economic outlook in 2015, Kerry Craig, market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, sees a promising recovery, with consumer stocks and banks benefiting the most.

  • Dow takes aim at 18K after another record Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 5:59 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 5, 2014.

    Traders will be searching for any signs the economy and job market are really kicking into a higher gear, as Friday's jobs report suggests.

  • Strength of the US dollar is a 'shock'  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar's recent highs are surprising, says Adam Myers, head of FX research at Credit Agricole CIB, who initially expected a gradual weakening of the currency towards the end of 2014.

  • Euro will be 'dismantled' in 3 years: Pro  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Francesco Filia, CEO and CIO of Fasanara Capital, says the euro currency is "unsustainable" and will be "dismantled" in two or three years.

  • Three things the ECB need to watch out for  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says investors will be eyeing the European Central Bank's January meeting where inflation, flash PMI numbers and TLTRO take up will be in the spotlight.

  • Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says uncertainty surrounding the U.K. general election in May and the political landscape could see the pound suffer "collateral damage".

  • Will EU budget talks impact the euro?  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac, explains why Europe needs a weaker currency.

  • BOJ has no choice except to weaken yen: UBS  Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, says the Bank of Japan has to weaken the yen so it can compete with European exports.