CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks shifted higher despite weak economic data from the U.S. yesterday.» Read More
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi departed from a prepared speech on Monday to reiterate the central bank's readiness to cut interest rates again.
Brent crude rose more than $1 to surpass $104 a barrel on Friday, after better-than-expected job growth in the United States.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, explains why ECB's Draghi is a fox and the Fed's Bernanke is a hedgehog.
Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, discusses the move in EUR/USD, following the positive U.S. jobs report.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports why the ECB's Ewald Nowotny moved the euro.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe, as investors await the release of nonfarm payrolls data in the U.S.
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank, says the ECB's strategy is to lower the fragmentation issue by weakening the euro to help peripheral countries.
Duncan Farr, European banks specialist at Nomura, says the environment for European banks is very "tricky" as a large number of banks will continue to be in a deleveraging phase for a few years.
Ewald Nowotny, member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB), tells CNBC that markets over interpreted the possibility of negative deposit rates and there is no specific plan in that direction.
Erkki Liikanen, ECB board member, tells CNBC that took action in yesterday's ECB meeting and they are ready and able to act again.
Richard McGuire, senior fixed income strategist at Rabobank, tells CNBC that the trading opportunities after the ECB announcement will see spreads tighten yet further against a backwash of liquidity.
The euro is slowly recovering ground vs. the dollar after taking a knock yesterday on comments from the ECB president, Mario Draghi, who said that the central bank was open to more stimulus. Geoff and Julia report live from Bratislava, where the meeting took place.
Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets says despite the ECB rate cut, the necessary reforms needed in European economies are not being implemented.
Evan Lucas, Market Strategist at IG says the EUR is now a funding source for yield investments.
Frank Lavin, CEO of Export Now, says central banks have taken it as far as they can in terms of monetary intervention, and there is not much more upside to policy easing.
Jim Cramer believes a major catalyst is changing in the market. The implications are big.
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, explains why Draghi's comments on lending to SMEs reinforce his views that investors should be long on peripheral banks and corporates.
ECB President Mario Draghi on Thursday called on EU nations to continue austerity measures and warned against raising taxes, which he said were already very high.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the euro's fall following Draghi's comments, and says now is the time to be long on euro.
John Authers, investment editor at the Financial Times, discusses how an ECB negative deposit rate would affect the market, and how the euro reacted to Draghi's comments on Thursday.