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ECB President Mario Draghi took a swipe at the IMF on Thursday, as he defended the central bank's decision to keep monetary policy unchanged for another month.
Bob Parker, senior adviser at Credit Suisse, and Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, say the ECB is more likely to implement negative rates or LTRO than it is to use quantitative easing.
Weak domestic demand, geopolitics and insufficient structural reforms remain the main risks to the European economic outlook says ECB president Mario Draghi.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on Mario Draghi's news conference, where the European Central Bank confirmed rates will remain at current levels, as Draghi hints at using unconventional methods.
ECB President, Mario Draghi, explains why the bank chose to keep its rates unchanged and adds that it stands ready to use "unconventional" tools to cope with the risk of a "too prolonged period of low inflation."
Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel, says fear of deflation will force the European Central Bank to act in the future, despite the central bank keeping interest rates on hold in April.
Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit, gives his reaction to the European Central Bank's decision to keep its main interest rate on hold.
Federal authorities have opened a criminal investigation into a recent $400 million fraud involving Citi's Banamex, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Expectations are rates will remain unchanged despite inflation concerns, reports CNBC's Annette Weisbach.
Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses currencies and says that ECB chief Mario Draghi has escalated his rhetoric on the euro and could be forced to act if the currency moves above the ECB threshold.
Lutz-Peter Wilke, director and portfolio manager at Blackrock, expects Draghi to take a more dovish tone on Thursday and discusses what other tools the ECB could use ¿ including the minutes of its meetings.
Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays, says the European Central Bank is unlikely to act on Thursday.
Key European figures tell CNBC what they think the European Central Bank needs to do on Thursday.
In response to a question from CNBC¿s Annette Weisbach about the IMF's calls for the ECB to act, Mario Draghi, president of the central bank, said the IMF's contribution was "extremely generous."
The ECB meets Thursday and here's the dilemma it faces,says Mohamed El-Erian.
As European banks gear up for stress tests, one analyst told CNBC that almost none of them would pass the U.S.'s tougher scrutiny.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole CIB, says if the European Central Bank takes not action, it would be close to a "policy misstep".
The ECB welcomes the EU banking union deal, says the central bank's President Mario Draghi, adding that the region needs a mechanism that "is properly funded."
Tensions around Ukraine will dominate markets Friday as diplomatic efforts are expected to generate buzz ahead of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.
ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank has "non-standard monetary policy measures" at the ready to combat deflation, should it occur.