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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.
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.
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.
Andreas Rees, chief German economist at Unicredit, discusses his predictions for what decisions the European Central Bank will make on Thursday.
Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays, says the European Central Bank could cut the refinancing rate at its meeting today.
European countries under bailout programs have made "significant reform progress" stresses Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, but adds that "all countries" need to continue reforming.
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the European recovery is still weak, but gradually improving, and highlights the role of political leaders in their commitment towards a banking union.
Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, and Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discuss whether the European Central Bank has the right tools to deal with a low inflation and low growth environment.
Alcoa agrees to pay $384 million to settle SEC and DOJ bribery charges. Jim Cramer breaks down the settlement payment structure.
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, explains why the ECB chose to keep its policy unchanged and reiterates the bank's forward guidance and "accommodative stance".
Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, says soft inflation numbers could force the European Central Bank into quantitative easing, but this is something that Mario Draghi would want to avoid.
Joerg Kraemer, chief economist at Commerzbank, says the European Central Bank is likely to take action to increase bank lending in the near future.
Answering CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, Mario Draghi highlights that the "weak" and "fragile" European recovery is vulnerable to many risks as unemployment remains "unacceptably high".
Patrick Legland, head of global research at Societe Generale, discusses what effect tapering will have on Europe and how European Central Bank president Mario Draghi will react.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the negative activity in the European market, and the ECB's call for bank reforms and its effect on the euro.
Dr. Jurgen Heraeus, chairman of the supervisory board of Heraeus, says that the European Central Bank's cheap money policy is "not good in the long run".
Wahid Chammas, Portfolio Manager with Janus Capital explains why he is very bullish on European equities despite the slow economic recovery there.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks fall on U.S. tapering worries and there is no indication the ECB will ease inflation.
Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel, says some countries in peripheral Europe are reliant on currency fluctuations.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach asks ECB President Mario Draghi if he would consider adopting a policy similar to the U.K.'s Funding for Lending scheme. Here's his reply.