Mario Draghi


  • Draghi hits back at IMF as ECB holds fire Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), gestures while speaking during a news conference at the bank's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

    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.

  • Why the ECB should not use quantitative easing     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Interest rates left unchanged: ECB     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    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 will act 'swiftly' if needed: Draghi     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • ECB holds key interest rate at 0.25%     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    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.

  • What's will Draghi do?     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    Expectations are rates will remain unchanged despite inflation concerns, reports CNBC's Annette Weisbach.

  • Draghi could act for euro: Pro     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Why this ECB meeting is 'really important'     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Don't expect ECB action today: Pro     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays, says the European Central Bank is unlikely to act on Thursday.

  • What does the ECB need to do?     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 1:18 AM ET

    Key European figures tell CNBC what they think the European Central Bank needs to do on Thursday.

  • Draghi hits back at IMF     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    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."

  • El-Erian: The ECB's policy dilemma—to act or punt? Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass a euro sign sculpture outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt.

    The ECB meets Thursday and here's the dilemma it faces,says Mohamed El-Erian.

  • How many European banks would pass US stress tests? Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    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.

  • No ECB action would be 'policy misstep': Pro     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    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".

  • Draghi hails 'great progress' on banking union     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    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."

  • Traders eye Ukraine as Crimea referendum looms Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:43 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Tensions around Ukraine will dominate markets Friday as diplomatic efforts are expected to generate buzz ahead of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.

  • With eye on euro, ECB ready to fight deflation Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB).

    ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank has "non-standard monetary policy measures" at the ready to combat deflation, should it occur.

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