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.» Read More
Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, tells CNBC that Mario Draghi can change forward guidance whenever he wants, so it's not really forward guidance.
Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, explains why he describes the impact of Carney and Draghi's statements on their respective currencies (GBP and EUR) as "carnage".
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, advises investing in European high-yield bonds over U.S. ones and says European central bankers want to differentiate bonds' trajectory from what's happening in the U.S.
Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, explains that both the ECB and the Bank of England are trying to "divorce" policy from U.S. events and "manipulate" rates expectations lower.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, highlights how forward guidance was the main topic at Thursday's ECB's press conference.
CNCB's Geoff Cutmore asks the ECB President Mario Draghi if the central bank should change its policy on guidance, as the Bank of England has done following Mark Carney's arrival.
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, reiterates that their "monetary policy stance will remain accomodative for as long as necessary".
The European Central Bank has left its main refinancing rate unchanged at 0.50 percent.
Stephen Isaacs, chairman of the investment committee at Alvine Capital, forecasts that Draghi will be "reassuring" regarding policy change and will wait until after the German elections to make "bolder moves".
Dr Helmut Siekmann, chair of money, currency and central bank law, tells CNBC that the zero interest policy of the ECB is hurting savers.
Dr. Jörg Krämer, chief economist at Commerzbank, tells CNBC that the ECB will be reluctant to give support to Portugal during a political crisis.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, tells CNBC that Portuguese debt continues to look unsustainable.
Squawk Box Europe discusses whether the ECB has any kind of plan for the euro zone ahead of its meeting in Frankfurt.
David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management recommends investing in European equities by making a case for possible ECB easing as the Fed carves out its QE tapering strategy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, about whether regulation will dry up liquidity in the markets. They also discuss Mario Draghi's position on derivatives.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, comments on EUR/USD, and says the market is treating ECB and Fed policies by different standards.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, talks about the ECB and Draghi and says they are concerned that the euro zone will have remained in recession in the current quarter.
Kit Juckes, global head of Foreign Exchange Strategy at Societe Generale, tells CNBC that we need Draghinomics like you needed Abenomics to get the euro down.
Outgoing Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer's influence extends far beyond the halls of power in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv's financial district.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, tells CNBC that Mario Draghi's bond buying program (OMT) is a bluff and never going to be implemented.