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  • COPENHAGEN, Jan 22- The Danish central bank cut its key policy rate on Thursday for the second time this week to defend the crown's peg to the euro after the European Central Bank unveiled a stimulus package that weakened the single currency. Thursday's decision followed the announcement of a 60 billion euro a month bond-buying programme by the ECB to help...

  • ECB QE could change the Fed's timeline: Strategist  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:07 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve may wait longer to raise interest rates following the European Central Bank's announcement that it will begin quantitative easing, Mark Luschini told CNBC.

  • Santelli: Handicapping ECB's 'wiggle room'  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses Mario Draghi and the ECB's bond buying program.

  • ECB needs to buy more bonds than Fed: CIO Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:34 AM ET

    Guggenheim Partners CIO Scott Minerd tells CNBC the ECB will have to buy a lot more bonds than the Fed did.

  • Draghi: No special rules for Greece  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:27 AM ET

    Mario Draghi says there are no special rules for the ECB to buy Greek bonds, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Did the ECB surprise markets?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides the latest on the ECB's bound buying program and its impact on global economies.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO: US economy going 'terrifically'  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 8:07 AM ET
    James Gordon, chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    James Gorman said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" from the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday that the Fed should hike interest rates in June.

  • Want Draghi to 'show a little leg': MS CEO  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    James Gordon, chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chairman & CEO, shares his perspective on earnings, the state of market volatility, and the ECB's bond-buying program

  • LONDON, Jan 22- Britain's financial regulator has fined and banned the former chief executive and compliance chief of UK brokerage RP Martin for "compliance and cultural failings" that it said permitted the alleged manipulation of Libor benchmark interest rates. In its first fine on individuals for failings related to a sprawling, global investigation, the...

  • ECB holds rates, Draghi to announce further measures Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:50 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Jan 22- The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, and said its president would announce further monetary policy measures at a 1330 GMT news conference. The decision to leave the cost of borrowing at record lows was widely expected after the ECB cut rates to rock-bottom levels last September and the bank's president, Mario...

  • LONDON, Jan 22- Britain's financial regulator has fined and banned the former chief executive and compliance chief of UK interdealer broker RP Martin for "compliance and cultural failings" that it said permitted the alleged manipulation of benchmark interest rates. In its first fine on individuals for failings related to a sprawling, global investigation,...

  • *ECB could buy 50 billion euros in bonds per month- source. LONDON, Jan 22- Brent crude oil crept above $49 a barrel on Thursday ahead of an expected decision by the European Central Bank to start buying bonds, a move which could push the dollar to new highs and put downward pressure on commodities. A strong dollar, buoyed by an expected U.S. interest rate hike and an...

  • LONDON, Jan 22- The Danish crown eased against the euro on Thursday, as investors positioned for a second interest rate cut this week from Denmark's central bank as it steps up its fight to ward off upward pressure on the currency. "Investors are alert for a possible rate cut in Denmark," said Niels Christensen, FX strategist at Nordea, Copenhagen.

  • *ECB could buy 50 billion euros in bonds per month- source. LONDON, Jan 22- Brent crude oil dipped towards $48 a barrel on Thursday ahead of an expected decision by the European Central Bank to start buying bonds, a move which could push the dollar to new highs and put downward pressure on commodities. A strong dollar, buoyed by an expected U.S. interest rate hike and an...

  • *ECB could buy 50 billion euros in bonds per month- source. SINGAPORE, Jan 22- Oil prices dipped early on Thursday, ahead of an expected announcement of a bond-buying program by the European Central Bank that could push the dollar to new highs and put downward pressure on commodities. A firmer dollar, buoyed by an expected U.S. interest rate hike and an American...

  • This can fuel growth in Europe (and it's not QE)  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:44 AM ET

    John Calverley, Head of Economic Research at Standard Chartered, says a faster adoption of technology can fix issues such as an inflexible labor market in Europe, thereby lifting growth.

  • Commodity currencies face race to the bottom? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:56 PM ET

    Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as the Bank of Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank to follow suit.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Jan 22- The euro held steady on Thursday as investors awaited details of a sovereign bond-buying programme that the European Central Bank is seen likely to announce later in the day. A euro zone source said on Wednesday the ECB's Executive Board has proposed a programme that would enable the bank to buy 50 billion euros in bonds per month...

  • *ECB could buy 50 billion euros in bonds per month- source. SINGAPORE, Jan 22- Oil prices dipped early on Thursday, ahead of an expected announcement of a bond-buying programme by the European Central Bank that could push the dollar to new highs and put downward pressure on commodities. A firmer dollar, buoyed by an expected U.S. interest rate hike and an American...

  • Canadian Dollar to hit 1.3 against dollar: HSBC  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 9:46 PM ET

    With the Bank of Canada prepared to loosen monetary policy further, coupled with a strengthening greenback, the loonie will see further downside, says Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC.