European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet

  • Commerzbank, Morgan Stanley and ING expect debt sales to rise by 20- 40 billion euros across the 19- member bloc in 2017, largely due to more bonds needing to be rolled over. A mountain of debt raised to weather the 2008 financial crisis continues to restrict most governments' spending, while Germany-- one of few candidates for fiscal expansion-- remains fixated on...

  • Jean-Claude Trichet, ECB president between 2003 and 2011, who oversaw the global financial crisis and the start of the euro zone debt crisis, said elections in France, Germany and the Netherlands next year should not deal a killer blow to support for the monetary union. On the sidelines of an event in London, Trichet said Austria's decision on Sunday to choose a...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- The European Union's emphasis on reviving securitised debt markets to help fund small businesses is wrong and should be revised to focus on stock markets, a global think-tank of former regulators and central bankers said on Wednesday. The Group of Thirty, chaired by former European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet, said that "contrary...

  • Italy right to embark on structural reforms: Trichet

    Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, says that Italy's reforms are overdue but embarking on them now is the right action to take.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers.

    The former Clinton administration treasury secretary also warned there's a danger of overreacting to market weakness.

  • Jean-Claude Trichet's global view

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, about capital leaving China, and central bank activity around the globe.

  • Trichet's global view

    Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet shares his thought on Fed policy, and provides insight into market risks he sees around the world.

  • Did Germany want a Grexit?

    Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, shares his thoughts on whether Germany really wanted Greece out of the euro.

  • Jean-Claude Trichet: Here's the key to Greek plan

    Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, discusses Greece's growth crisis and the IMF.

  • Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister (right) and Euclid Tsakalotos, Greece's finance minister, (center) depart after all-night bailout talks in Brussels on July 13, 2015.

    Experts warn that if Greece misses a July 20 payment or otherwise can't manage the terms of its bailout, it may try turning to Russia for cash.

  • Trichet: Unraveling the 'paradox' of Greece

    Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet says the changing government in Greece is one of the contributing factors to its economic demise, and hopes the euro zone will continue to do the hard work to stay together.

  • Trichet: Is Greek proposal credible?

    Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, discusses the implications of the "no" vote on the Greek referendum. Also Trichet shares his thoughts on Greece's new debt plan.

  • Trichet remains 'prudent' on Greece's 'game of chicken'

    Greece has to present a credible plan, says former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, sharing his thoughts on Greece's debt proposals.

  • Trichet: Low inflation hampering Europe

    Former ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet, outlines euro zone headwinds and European monetary policy, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Jean-Claude Trichet on BNP Paribas fine

    It is "not normal" that both sides of the Atlantic do not have the same set of rules, says Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, commenting on the BNP Paribas fine.

  • Real economy not 'working correctly': Trichet

    The real economy is not "functioning correctly", says former ECB President, Jean-Claude Trichet, and governments must continue to implement structural reforms.

  • ECB action is 'justified' : Trichet

    The ECB latest action are "absolutely justified", and Mario Draghi must continue to send strong messages to governments and the private sector says Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president.

  • Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank

    The former president of the European Central Bank also told CNBC the shutdown signals "enormous difficulty" for the nation's democratic processes.

  • Trichet: 'Structural changes' needed for global jobs growth

    Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss how the euro zone's reforms helped labor.

  • Part of the giant euro sign outside the Eurotower, home of the European Central Bank, in Willy-Brand-Platz, Innenstadt district.

    The European Central Bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday but may offer clues on its policy path for next year with updated forecasts likely to present a grim outlook for the euro zone economy in 2013.