European Central Bank


  • Dollar weakens as Yellen indicates no rush on rates Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:22 PM ET

    The dollar edged down after Fed Chair Janet Yellen held back from giving a clear view on when the Fed may begin raising interest rates.

  • Take the gamble on European stocks: Expert  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:17 AM ET

    Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Limited, expects European equities to do well over the next 1 year due to the ECB's quantitative easing, but warns of currency risks.

  • Draghi unveils new innovative banknote  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:58 AM ET

    The 20 euro note has been updated to beef up its security features, including one feature "you won't have seen before".

  • Why capital isn't reaching European SMEs  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:45 AM ET

    Michael Arougheti, president of Ares, says capital isn't finding its way to SMEs, despite greater liquidity in the European market.

  • Lending potential in Europe: Co. President  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    Michael Arougheti, president of Ares, says Europe is currently one of the most fruitful economies for his firm.

  • Emergency program on the cards for Greece?  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Petros Doukas, the former deputy finance minister of Greece, says he expects an emergency program for Greece in the coming months.

  • Greek reforms are a U-turn: Ex-minister  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Petros Doukas, the former deputy finance minister of Greece, tells CNBC that Syriza's proposed reforms show a minor U-turn for the left-wing party and markets are taking note.

  • Time for a European capital markets union?  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Is it time for Europe to develop a new unified capital markets model? Jim Esposito, co-head of Global Financing Group at Goldman Sachs, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • 'Greece's Syriza is walking a tight rope': DBS  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 12:44 AM ET

    Radhika Rao, economist at DBS, says the final deal between Greece and its creditors may not fulfill the hopes of Syriza's supporters. She also outlines her expectations for the reform list that Athens will hand in on Monday.

  • Why Greece's Syriza will not have its way  Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 9:15 PM ET

    Richard Yetsenga, head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects an agreement in favor of the Eurogroup to be reached between Greece and its creditors.

  • With an extension, is the Greek drama over?  Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, head of commodity & APAC forex at UBS Wealth Management, says the risk now lies in the month of June after a four-month extension of Greece's bailout program.

  • Make your next billion ... in Greece? Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    People walk past an Alpha Bank branch in Athens, Greece.

    Greece is once again a bet reserved for the bravest of investors, including hedge funds Third Point, York, Greylock and Alden.

  • The last thing Greece needed: A run on banks Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:37 PM ET

    In a showdown between the ECB and Greek government for a debt extension, panicked depositors are withdrawing millions from local banks.

  • ECB minutes were 'more balanced'  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Elga Bartsch, chief European economist at Morgan Stanley, says the most surprising element of the European Central Bank's minutes today was that the assessment of the quantitative easing program was a really balanced one.

  • EM markets: IS ECB QE priced in?  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Is the European Central Bank's quantitative easing program priced in to emerging markets? Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, shares his thoughts.

  • ECB denies talk of Greek capital controls  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the European Central Bank denying reports of capital controls for Greece.

  • Capital controls are a 'last resort'  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Asset Management, says the European Central Bank is heaping more pressure on the Greek government by indirectly leaking the potential for capital controls.

  • ECB approves 63.8 billion euros in Greek assistance: DJ  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 1:51 PM ET

    The Dow Jones has reported the ECB has approved emergency liquidity assistance for use of Greek banks. Details, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Global rates to stay low for a while?  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, talks about tightening from the Federal Reserve and how it will impact other central banks.

  • Resistance to support for Greek banks: Sources Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 6:40 PM ET
    A woman holds a Greek flag as she takes part in an anti-austerity pro-government demonstration in front of the parliament in Athens February 11, 2015.

    The ECB faces resistance to allowing extra emergency lending for Greek banks, people familiar with the matter said, increasing pressure on Athens.