A stronger euro would "probably would weigh on the stock market," trader Jim Iuorio says.
Parity between the dollar and euro is likely "a matter of when not if," a strategist told CNBC on Thursday.
The ECB will commence its monthly 60-billion-euro ($66.3 billion) bond purchases on March 9, bank head Mario Draghi said Thursday.
The Bank of England left policy steady Thursday, barely causing a stir in markets -- a contrast to six years ago when it cut rates to a record low.
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Salman Ahmed, global fixed income strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, gives his reaction to the European Central Bank's meeting.
European equities ended higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) set a start date for its bond-buying program and upped economic growth forecasts for the euro zone.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, talks about China lowering its growth target for 2015.