The European Central Bank's monetary policy will stay easy even after it probably stops adding to its pile of bonds next month, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said Monday.
President Donald Trump should challenge the U.S. Federal Reserve to show the case for rising inflation, and ask them whether a central bank managing an appreciating currency is supposed to keep raising its interest rates, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
European banks desperately need a fully formed banking union to compete with the world's most valuable financial institutions, according to the chief executive of Germany's biggest lender.
Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), hinted at the possibility of inflation not rising as quickly as expected due to euro zone firms dealing with a slew of uncertainties.
Concerns over a potential slowdown in Europe are currently not great enough for the European Central Bank (ECB) to change any economic forecasts for the region, a key member of the bank told CNBC Wednesday.
The chief economist of the European Central Bank played down his previous remarks that a substantial level of monetary policy is still needed in the euro area, after those comments sent the euro to a session low on Tuesday.
There's a need for some sense of urgency to settling America's trade issues with European allies. Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Bond yields could soon continue their march higher and not for the right reasons, says Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer at Bleakley Advisory Group.
Jan Smets told CNBC that any new policies to help the Italian banking sector would be firmly reliant on how the economic data plays out in the coming years.
Investor concerns over Deutsche Bank were put to one side on Monday as the embattled German lender performed better-than-expected in the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest stress tests.
We are now watching Trump's fiscal stimulus leaking out into huge, and growing, wealth transfers to China, Japan and Germany — a devastating and totally predictable result of an ineffective trade policy, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The FTSE Italy banking index is down 22 percent since the start of the year and 34 percent lower from a peak on April 24.
A balance of nationalities is seen as crucial to the ECB's top management and therefore the next appointment to run the Single Supervisory Mechanism may provide another vital clue to Draghi's successor.
Operating under an American defense umbrella, Japan is a direct participant in a turbulent U.S.-China relationship, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
A recent global stock market sell-off won't be enough to persuade the U.S. central bank to stop raising interest rates, noted economist Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Friday.
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, talks about bank's decision to keep interest rates steady.
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, presented the bank's latest rate decision.
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, discusses Italy’s economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's comments on Brexit.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the European Central Bank's Mario Draghi's comments after the bank announced it will be leaving rates steady until summer 2019.