LONDON, Aug 9- Ten years ago to the day, the European Central Bank pumped 95 billion euros into the banking system to prevent it from seizing up, marking the start of the global credit crisis. Though the ECB was rightly seen as the vanguard of crisis prevention back then, it soon fell in the slipstream of other central banks-- notably the Federal Reserve and Bank of...
FRANKFURT, July 7- The European Union's ethics watchdog is quizzing the President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, over his and the ECB's involvement in an exclusive forum with bankers and fund managers. In a letter to Draghi that was published on Friday, European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said the meetings of the Group of Thirty, where central bankers,...
FRANKFURT, June 14- Often outspoken European Central Bank rate setter Ewald Nowotny questioned the ECB's most sacred tenet on Wednesday: its inflation target. Nowotny, an Austrian, asked at an event organised by Germany's Bundesbank. But it would potentially make funding more expensive for indebted governments in the south of the bloc, such as Italy and...
Jean-Claude Trichet shares his views on the French election on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Monday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Jean-Claude Trichet, former European Central Bank president, about the results of the French election and its effect on the European economy.
Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, says that Italy's reforms are overdue but embarking on them now is the right action to take.
The former Clinton administration treasury secretary also warned there's a danger of overreacting to market weakness.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, about capital leaving China, and central bank activity around the globe.
Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet shares his thought on Fed policy, and provides insight into market risks he sees around the world.
Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, shares his thoughts on whether Germany really wanted Greece out of the euro.
Former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, discusses Greece's growth crisis and the IMF.
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.
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.
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.
Greece has to present a credible plan, says former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, sharing his thoughts on Greece's debt proposals.
Former ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet, outlines euro zone headwinds and European monetary policy, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
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.
The real economy is not "functioning correctly", says former ECB President, Jean-Claude Trichet, and governments must continue to implement structural reforms.
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.
The former president of the European Central Bank also told CNBC the shutdown signals "enormous difficulty" for the nation's democratic processes.