European Central Bank


  • How the ECB's decision impacts Asia  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why Asian markets may not be impacted by the European Central Bank's meeting.

  • Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, explains why the bank won't announce any large purchase programs.

  • Why the ECB can't buy sovereign bonds  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Kumar Palghat, Founder & Director at Kapstream, says the central bank can't appear to be showing favors to certain countries by purchasing sovereign bonds.

  • What to watch out for on ECB Thursday  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the European Central Bank may pre-announce new easing measures at Thursday's meeting.

  • Why the ECB will stand pat on policy  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    David Malpass, President at Encima Global, explains why more ECB asset purchases would not be helpful for the euro zone economy.

  • Morgan Stanley sees AUD at 76 US cents  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, expects the Ausssie dollar to continue grinding lower against the greenback in the near-term

  • What you need to know about Mario Draghi  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC takes a look at Mario Draghi's bio, from M.I.T student to president of the European Central Bank.

  • Why are energy stocks up on weak oil prices?  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Doug Gordon, Senior Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, explains why investors brushed off lower oil prices in Tuesday's U.S trading session.

  • Europe needing inflation is 'nonsense'  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Falling oil prices can only benefit the EU consumer, and to say Europe needs inflation is "complete and utter nonsense", says Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.

  • QE isn't the answer for Europe  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Continued reform and measures to encourage banks to lend in Europe would be better than outright sovereign quantitative easing says Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

  • Europe needs QE  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    After the disappointing PMI results for Europe, Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi discusses his views on how various countries need to restructure and how QE is needed for Europe.

  • Sovereign QE is all about 'speed'  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Full-blown quantitative easing may not be the answer to all of the euro zone's problems, but it's the "speed" which makes it a great tool for the European Central Bank, says Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi.

  • The disappointing manufacturing PMI data for Germany and the euro zone will add pressure on the Bundesbank to allow ECB President Mario Draghi to do what's necessary, says Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management.

  • Correction coming for US dollar?  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac, explains why he's not diving into any long-dollar positions at current levels.

  • Australian dollar slides to 4-year low  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, attributes the currency's sell-off against the greenback to sharp declines in commodity prices.

  • What you need to know in Asia  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through this week's key risk events.

  • ECB will fulfil its mandate: France's Macron  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    The European Central Bank will fulfil its mandate in the next weeks, says Emmanuel Macron, French economy minister, adding that France will put forth further reforms to parliament.

  • Markets will soon discuss the European Central Bank's credibility issues according to Alessandro Tentori, head of rates strategy at Citi.

  • French economy minister Emmanuel Macron, says European economies need to reform to create the "political context" for European Central Bank stimulus to be effective.

  • We are speeding up reform: French econ min  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    France is accelerating its economic reforms, the country's economy minister Emmanuel Macron says, adding the credibility of the euro zone's second-largest economy has not been lost.