European Central Bank


  • Why things could be about to change for the dollar Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    The stage is set for a U.S. dollar breakout in the second half of the year.

  • David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, says the Fed's impact on global markets has declined while the importance of the European Central Bank has risen.

  • Is Europe's stock rally outpacing the recovery? Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Europe's economy has dragged itself out of the crisis' darkest depths, but some question whether the stock markets' rally has outpaced the recovery.

  • Big risk for EU banks: Over-regulation?     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The big danger for Europe's banks in the second half of the year remains over-regulation, says Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services.

  • ECB announcements big 'non-event'     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The ECB have did a good job in preparing markets for its announcements, making its actual announcement a non-event, said Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi.

  • Deflation is not a risk: Ex-ECB member     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Jörg Asmussen, former member of the European Central Bank's executive board, says the euro zone does not risk deflation.

  • Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses the economic problems that the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank are trying to tackle.

  • Marc Saluzzi, Chairman, The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, says it aims to become the investment hub for Chinese firms in Europe.

  • What the ECB aims to achieve with the LTROs     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:33 PM ET

    Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, discusses the details announced by the central bank regarding its long-term refinancing operations (LTROs).

  • Why Draghi is not in a hurry to launch QE     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    David Woo, Head of Global Rates and Currencies at BofA Merrill Lynch, says Europe will benefit from the global recovery in due time which leaves the central bank with "plenty of time" to deal with low inflation.

  • Pierre Gramegna, Finance Minister of Luxembourg, says the European Central Bank is taking sufficient measures to fight low inflation.

  • ECB meeting was 'fairly benign': Expert     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    David Greene, Head of Trading at AFEX Australia, discusses the lack of surprises at the European Central Bank's meeting and when easing measures will weaken the euro.

  • There is "nothing compelling" to justify recent investor enthusiasm in the peripheral European economies, especially Spain, says John Kray a director at S&P Capital IQ.

  • ECB can't stimulate growth without reform: Pro     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Without structural reforms there is "nothing" the ECB can do to stimulate growth in peripheral countries, says Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts.

  • Santelli Exchange: Overstating growth?     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and James Bianco, Bianco Research president, break down today's jobs report. Bianco says the jobs being created are not creating wage pressure and productivity.

  • European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the euro exchange rate is not a "policy target" but is "very important" for price stability in the euro zone.

  • Inside Europe's economy     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    I think for the moment the ECB is in a wait-and-see stance, says Peter Schaffrik, RBC Capital Markets, providing perspective on Europe's economy and how the ECB's rate decision will likely impact the euro.

  • EU ABS revamp would boost lending: EIB     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Dario Scannapieco, vice president of SMEs at the European Investment Bank, says that a "revamp" of the asset backed security market in Europe would boost bank lending in the region.

  • Decoding Draghi's next move     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, provides a preview of the ECB's decision on interest rates. We're still trying to work out whether we go any lower on a negative deposit rate, says Cutmore.

  • Why aren't European banks lending more?     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Huw Pill, chief European economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses why banks in the euro zone are not lending more to businesses, ahead of the European Central Bank meeting.