ECB chief mulls 4-day Tests

2015-03-31 20:07

ECB chairperson Colin Graves has confirmed that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches to four days.

ECB's money printing already helping recovery

2015-03-27 09:30

Bond-buying by the European Central Bank will reinforce the eurozone's economic recovery, says its president Mario Draghi.

Euro economy leads as ECB starts printing cash

2015-03-24 13:52

Eurozone businesses have ramped up activity this month, just as the European Central Bank starts printing money to spur growth and inflation.

Resurgent bank lending supporting recovery: ECB

2015-03-24 08:45

Businesses' demand for bank loans is resurgent in the eurozone as cheaper credit makes new investment projects more attractive, says ECB president Mario Draghi.

KP's England hopes dashed?

2015-03-18 17:27

Kevin Pietersen's chances of playing for England seem to have been dashed despite recent comments by Colin Graves.

England door opens for KP

2015-03-17 20:01

England decided it could no longer live with the divisive influence of Kevin Pietersen, yet now it seems they can't live without him.

ECB calls for "quantum leap"

2015-03-17 10:30

Describing the eurozone economy as "steadily recovering", European Central Bank President has called for a "quantum leap" in European integration.

Tsipras to keep his word amid German spat

2015-03-13 11:15

Greece reassures its eurozone partners to stick with its bailout plan from international creditors, this is despite a spat between Athens and Berlin.

Euro sinks close to 12-yr low versus dollar

2015-03-10 17:25

The euro has tumbled towards a 12-year dollar low, hit by eurozone stimulus, growing US rate hike speculation and Greek debt concerns, dealers says.

European shares fall as ECB starts buying bonds

2015-03-09 13:12

European shares have fallen with investors booking recent lofty gains as the European Central Bank begins its programme of bond purchases, aimed at boosting inflation and growth.


Eurozone price fall slows as expected

2015-03-31 13:45

Eurozone consumer prices have fallen again, as expected, but the decline was the smallest this year, indicating the price of goods and services could start rising.

Greece to run out of cash by April 20

2015-03-25 08:54

Greece will run out of money by April 20 unless it receives fresh aid from creditors, a source familiar with the matter has told Reuters.

Hard for Greece to avoid privatisation

2015-03-24 10:15

Greece can choose its reforms to unblock loans from international creditors and stave off bankruptcy, but will struggle to avoid privatisations and pension reform.

EU tells Greece time, patience running out

2015-03-20 10:00

Eurozone leaders have told Greece its leftist-led government must implement agreed reforms to avert a looming cash crunch that could force it out of the euro.

Cees Bruggemans: Will the Rand sink or swim?

2015-03-18 11:03

Will the Rand sink against the Euro as markets start to believe that ECB President Draghi will succeed in inducing growth?

Andorra acts to contain money-laundering scandal

2015-03-17 18:15

Managers at Andorra's Banca Privada d'Andorra have capped cash withdrawals in an attempt to contain the damage from US allegations of money laundering.

Thousands to protest against ECB 'austerity'

2015-03-15 21:00

Thousands of people are expected to march in Frankfurt to protest against austerity policies they blame on the European Central Bank.

ECB buys €9.8bn in bonds in 3 days

2015-03-12 13:15

The ECB has bought €9.8bn in eurozone bonds in the first three days of its programme to ward off deflation and stimulate growth, says a senior official.

Moores backed by Downton

2015-03-09 21:01

ECB chief Paul Downton is standing behind coach Peter Moores in the aftermath of England's embarrassing CWC exit.

Upbeat ECB ready to start printing money

2015-03-06 20:00

The European Central Bank says it will start printing money to buy bonds next Monday and delivered a robust economic outlook.

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