What were the main highlights of the EU Summit in Brussels? CNBC's Hadley Gamble gives you the lowdown.» Read More
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At the EU summit, CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks to Finland's prime minister Alexander Stubb on whether Europe needs structural reform.
Discussing the possibility of introducing full-blown quantitative easing in Europe, Patrick Spencer, MD and Director of International Institutional Equity Sales at Baird, says that if the euro zone economy continues to deteriorate, then central banks need QE, as they don¿t have the tools to fight deflation.
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Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says he is concerned that the European Central Bank's easing measures won't meet the investment needed by the euro zone economy.
Norway's central bank cut interest rates to prop up an economy ailing from falling offshore investments, lower oil prices and weak growth in Europe.
After ECB's data on the take-up of TLTROs, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management says this could be "euro-positive", as it creates the idea of a delay in full QE.
The European Central Bank allotted 129.84 billion euros ($162 billion) in the second round of its targeted long-term refinancing operation (TLTRO). Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, discusses the results.
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Markus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments, says the European Central Bank's TLTRO program is "ill-designed" and will be a "huge failure".
Robert Kuenzel, euro area economist at Daiwa Capital Markets, says if the TLTRO does not live up to its hype, then the European Central Bank will have to think about buying more assets through a quantitative easing program.
With the announcement of Greece's political uncertainty, Silvio Peruzzo, European economist at Nomura discusses how this could impact sovereign bond buying.
Gilles Moec, head of developed Europe economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says renewed problems in Greece's economy won't be enough to stop the European Central Bank pushing ahead with further stimulus measures.
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Francesco Filia, CEO and CIO of Fasanara Capital, says the euro currency is "unsustainable" and will be "dismantled" in two or three years.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says investors will be eyeing the European Central Bank's January meeting where inflation, flash PMI numbers and TLTRO take up will be in the spotlight.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says uncertainty surrounding the U.K. general election in May and the political landscape could see the pound suffer "collateral damage".
A weaker currency and liquidity from the ECB could help European growth catch up with the U.S., says Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS.