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European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials, including the influential head of the European Central Bank. Current ECB President Mario Draghi, for instance, pushed through a bond-market program that was credited with defusing Europe's crisis over too much debt in 2012. He also advocated a stimulus...

  • LONDON, Nov 10- Although the process of raising interest rates and tightening monetary policy has begun, communication remains just as potent a weapon in central banks' arsenal as their policy actions. Janet Yellen, Mario Draghi, Haruhiko Kuroda and Mark Carney will be hoping to do just that at a European Central Bank conference "Communications challenges for...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- To hear some economists talk, the Bank of England is about to make a big mistake- raise interest rates just as the economy heads into what could be a major storm. That 0.25 percent was where the BoE put Bank Rate just over a year ago, shortly after British voters elected to leave the European Union. His concern is that low unemployment means Britain's...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- To hear some economists talk, the Bank of England is about to make a big mistake- raise interest rates just as the economy heads into what could be a major storm. That 0.25 percent was where the BoE put Bank Rate just over a year ago, shortly after British voters elected to leave the European Union. His concern is that low unemployment means Britain's...

  • LONDON, Oct 24- The European Central Bank is likely to decide the fate of its 2.3 trillion euro stimulus scheme on Thursday in one of the ECB's most keenly anticipated policy meetings for months. Many analysts expect the ECB to announce a cut in monthly purchases to 30 billion euros from 60 billion euros from January for nine months, following recent source-based...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- The Bank of England will raise interest rates for the first time in a decade at its next meeting, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Wednesday, with a large majority saying such a move would be a mistake. "If we are right on wage growth and domestic inflation pressures it might start to look as though tightening measures may have been a little...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- The Bank of England will raise interest rates for the first time in a decade at its next meeting, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Wednesday, with a large majority saying such a move would be a mistake. "If we are right on wage growth and domestic inflation pressures it might start to look as though tightening measures may have been a little...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- The Bank of England will raise interest rates for the first time in a decade at its next meeting, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Wednesday, with a large majority saying such a move would be a mistake. "If we are right on wage growth and domestic inflation pressures it might start to look as though tightening measures may have been a little...

  • LONDON, Sept 11- Only twice before since the launch of the euro has the tide of fast money lifting the single currency and submerging the dollar been this strong. Figures from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission show that hedge funds and other speculators now hold the biggest net long euro position since May 2011. Just over a decade ago euro long...

  • Jean-Claude Trichet: European growth is surprisingly dynamic

    Jean-Claude Trichet, former European Central Bank president, speaks with CNBC's Rick Santelli about the latest policy stance and view of the economy from the ECB.

  • 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...

  • CNBC PRO: Jean-Claude Trichet

    Jean-Claude Trichet shares his views on the French election on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Monday.

  • Fmr. ECB president: This is an earthquake in French politics

    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.

  • 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.