European Central Bank


  • What to expect from ECB's QE plan  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, expects there will be "no surprises" at the European Central Bank meeting tomorrow, at which the bank plans to roll out its bond-buying program.

  • Why the drachma can’t save Greece: Goldman Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:35 PM ET
    A one-euro coin and a one-drachma coin in front of a Greek national flag

    Fears Greece may exit the euro and revive the drachma abound, but attempting a return to the currency Athens left behind may be tragic, Goldman said.

  • This is what to watch before Friday’s jobs report Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:41 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wednesday's economic reports will be mined for clues on whether the U.S. economy is strong enough for the Fed to become less "patient" this month.

  • USD pulls back from 11-YR peak; ECB, jobs data eyed Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    The dollar softened on Tuesday after touching an 11-year high against major currencies.

  • With dollar at 11-year high, here's what's next Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    The strong dollar story has not changed, and many pros will tell you the currency has further to climb.

  • Traders look to auto sales to drive stocks higher Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 5:56 PM ET
    A man browses 2014 Ford Motor Co. F-150 trucks displayed for sale at Uftring Ford car dealership in East Peoria, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, March 2, 2015.

    Stocks could stay on cruise control, with auto sales as a potential catalyst, as traders watch for another new high in the Nasdaq.

  • Dollar nudges 11-year high as euro gives up gains Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 3:27 PM ET

    The dollar edged up with the greenback touching an 11-year peak despite soft economic data.

  • BMW: Russian market holding up  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Ian Robertson, member of the board of management at BMW, weighs in on BMW's markets, in particular Russia, Europe and China.

  • Places bet on Europe equities, not bonds  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Whilst many investors see bonds as a "safe" option, Bob McKee, chief economist at Independent Strategy, says he prefers European equities is currently a much better bet.

  • Europe, US monetary policies 'set to widen'  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Reinhard Cluse, chief European economist at UBS, says there's a "decoupling" going on between Europe and the U.S., in terms of their monetary policies.

  • Greek politics becoming complicated: El Erian  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 3:00 AM ET

    Mohammed El Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, told CNBC at the Global Financial Markets Forum that politics in Greece is becoming far more complicated. He also discussed the ECB's QE program.

  • Luxembourg on road to tax transparency: Fin Min  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the Global Financial Markets Forum, Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna says his country is on the road to tax transparency.

  • Greek bailout extension is difficult: Fin Min  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the Global Financial Markets Forum, Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna says the Greek bailout extension was difficult to settle and that euro zone members needed to show respect.

  • Negative yields: What could go wrong? Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 11:32 PM ET

    Some central banks have cut interest rates into negative territory to eke out economic growth, but unintended, counterproductive outcomes may emerge.

  • Influential group urges Fed to wait on raising rates Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 12:39 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building is shown in Washington.

    The Fed should keep interest rates lower for longer than planned and then tighten monetary policy aggressively, according to new findings.

  • Why the dollar is trailing behind equities  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS Wealth Management, explains why the US dollar is trailing behind a strong performance in equities.

  • ECB: Greek tensions bubble over in Brussels  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Notis Marias, Greek Independent MEP, explains why he thinks that the European Central Bank is profiting from Greece's debt.

  • European shares will outperform US: StanChart  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:15 AM ET

    Manpreet Gill, senior investment strategist at Standard Chartered, says European equities will likely outperform their U.S. counterparts due to factors like the ECB's quantitative easing.

  • 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.