Central Banks


  • Draghi: Hawk or dove?     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Beat Siegenthaler, chief strategist at UBS, discusses European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's monetary policy stance after the bank decided to keep key interest rates on hold.

  • Amando Tetangco, Philippine central bank governor

    Although bruised in the recent regional sell-off, the Philippines' strong fundamentals should single it out again soon, the central bank told CNBC.

  • Is Draghi right to downplay deflation fears?     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia, ING Financial Markets, agrees with Drahi's stance and outlines why he thinks the ECB will keep their powder dry for a while.

  • Amando Tetangco Jr., Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, says the central bank will hold rates steady as long as inflation remains within its target.

  • A weak jobs report really could be a snow job Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 6:24 PM ET
    A UPS worker makes deliveries Wednesday in Burlington, Vt.

    After being burned by December's miserable jobs number, traders are more than ready to write off any weakness in the upcoming report to bad weather.

  • Should markets expect an ECB cut in March?     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, thinks the central bank will ease soon and explains why he thinks the euro will weaken.

  • Watch Art Cashin: Why jobs number doesn't scare us Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services explains why Wall Street traders aren't very worried about Friday's jobs report.

  • Cashin eyes 2.7% yield on 10-year Treasury     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss what's prompting the market's rally as the ECB stands firm on interest rates, and traders cover short positions amid low volume.

  • European economy not any better: Pro     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mark Grant, Southwest Securities managing director, discuss the European economy, Japanese bonds and the trouble in Puerto Rico.

  • ECB had 'no real reason to act': Pro     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Reint Gropp, professor at Goethe University says the ECB's decision to leave interest rates unchanged is "not really a surprise" as there's "no real reason to act now."

  • Draghi: 'There is no deflation'     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 8:47 AM ET

    Inflation in the euro zone will be "subdued" for a prolonged period, says ECB president Mario Draghi, refuting concerns that the region could fall in deflation territory.

  • Euro soars as Draghi plays down deflation talk Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 9:19 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB)

    The euro zone area will experience low inflation for a protracted period of time but it was not at risk of deflation, the ECB president said.

  • CNBC's Geoff Cutmore asks ECB president, Mario Draghi how the bank will protect the euro zone's export market from further volatility in emerging markets.

  • 'Broad-based economy' remains weak: Draghi     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    The ECB chose to keep interest rates unchanged explains Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, but its policy remains "accommodative" and he "firmly" reiterated the bank¿s forward guidance.

  • Markets and the Fed fear factor     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, shares their thoughts on how the jobs report, Europe and Fed policy will likely impact the markets.

  • ECB keeps key rates unchanged     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Dr. Rolf Schneider, head of macro research at Allianz SE, discusses the European Central Bank's policy moves for the near future and his reaction to its decision to keep key interest rates unchanged.

  • ECB needs to do 'dirty, unsterilized' QE: Pro     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Danny Gabay, director of Fathom Consulting, says the European Central Bank needs to engage in quantitative easing and must buy debt from countries that are more stable.

  • Lutz: The consumer is not dead     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman, shares his thoughts on the automobile industry and the state of the U.S. economy.

  • Market dip is fair entry point: Pro     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, and David Bianco, Deutsche Bank, weigh in on the health of the global economy, jobs and how investors should position their portfolios after the recent sell-off.

  • Will jobs change Fed's trajectory?     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Paul Ballew, Dun & Bradstreet chief global economist, and Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, provide a preview of Friday's jobs report and the state of the economy. The recovery is resilient, says Ballew.

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