Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, and Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discuss the euro zone and what is needed for stronger growth.» Read More
Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says the euro zone's subpar growth data may spur further easing measures from the European Central Bank.
After a slew of bad data across the globe, the market may need to rejig its expectations for the end of easy monetary policy, some analysts said.
Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services, says that a weak German GDP number would be an opportunity for Germany and the ECB to push France and Italy towards more structural reforms.
Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says the European Central Bank's decision to keep rates unchanged is dangerous amid geopolitical risks in Ukraine and low inflation in Italy.
Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, says Russia's retaliatory sanctions may boost inflation in Europe which can discourage the central bank from more easing.
The TLTROs should result in a "significant expansion in credit", says Mario Draghi, president of the ECB. He also discusses how geopolitical events could impact the euro area.
Mario Draghi, ECB president, says euro zone governments should continue to consolidate their fiscal policies and to implement structural reforms focusing on "fostering private investments".
ECB president, Mario Draghi, explains why the central bank chose to leave its interest rates unchanged and reiterates the bank's commitment to "use unconventional measures" if needed.
Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity, and Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, share their outlook on global markets after sanctions prompted Russia to ban imports of meat, fish, milk and fruit from the U.S., European Union, and others.
Reint Gropp, finance professor at Goethe University Frankfurt, says ECB head Mario Draghi is in a "difficult position" as he tries to tackle disinflation in the euro zone.
The euro zone has “no future” without reforms, the head of the Bank of Lithuania told CNBC ahead of his country’s accession next January.
Professor Peter Bofinger, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, says quantitative easing by the ECB could push Bund yields lower and cause "uproar" in Germany.
Vitas Vasiliauskas, governor of the Bank of Lithuania, says the euro zone is not sick but countries need to carry out structural reform to "survive".
With geopolitics weighing on the euro, there's now a greater need for aggressive easing from the European Central Bank, says Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays.
Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says retaliatory sanctions from Russia may heighten the need for more interventionist policies from the European Central Bank.
The European Central Bank has left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.15 percent. James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, discusses what to expect from Mario Draghi's press conference.
As stocks ended little changed Wednesday, noted investor Dennis Gartman said it's still a bull market, albeit a "quiet" one.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says Italy and France are the euro zone's biggest concerns and that markets shouldn't expect the ECB to act until October.
Edward Hugh, independent economist, says that the Banco Espirito Santo bailout raises the question of whether a debt restructuring will be needed and who would be "carrying the can".
The underlying problems in Europe's southern economies have not been solved, says Hans-Werner Sinn, president at the Ifo Institute. He also criticizes the ECB potential use of quantitative easing.