ARTICLES RELATING TO EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK

EU rejects Johnson's bid to reopen divorce deal

2019-07-25 19:59

The European Union rejected Boris Johnson’s demand that the Irish border backstop should be scrapped after the United Kingdom prime minister stressed his "absolute commitment" to leaving the bloc in October.

Steinhoff shares down 18% on news that ECB sold its bonds

2018-01-09 16:02

A European Central Bank spokesperson has confirmed that it sold Steinhoff bonds last week. The bank did not disclose prices.

Tsipras: Lenders want to 'humiliate' Greece

2015-06-16 17:00

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has defied what he called an attempt to "humiliate" his government, but reiterated he wanted a deal.

ECB looking at corporate bond buys - sources

2014-10-21 11:45

The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market and may decide on the matter as soon as December, sources say.

European bank mergers still face hurdles

2014-10-12 10:02

Health checks on Europe's banks may reveal takeover targets, but any post-"stress test" tie-ups are likely to be along national lines.

EU bond buy-back action to boost JSE

2014-10-05 16:03

The JSE continued to decline last week with very little good news and fragile sentiment pushing share prices down to levels not seen in recent months.

ECB expectations boost European shares

2014-08-25 10:15

European shares have rose in morning trading, with market sentiment improving after comments by ECB president Mario Draghi raised expectations of policy easing.

ECB must put money where its mouth is

2014-06-01 11:13

The European Central Bank will eclipse all else in economic terms, following heavy hints that monetary policy will be loosened in a variety of ways.

 

OPINION: Europe’s still not ready to mend the Monetary Union

2018-12-10 07:33

Europe’s finance ministers have just approved a package of reforms to strengthen the monetary union. Their plan falls far short of what’s needed, writes the Bloomberg View editorial board.

Scrap our R100 and R200 banknotes

2016-11-06 06:02

By eliminating larger denominations, the central bank can combat illicit financial flows, writes Mike Kush.

Draghi wants ECB balance sheet near 2012 level

2014-11-06 15:49

The European Central Bank aims to increase the size of its balance sheet towards the levels of 2012, says ECB President Mario Draghi.

European bank mergers still face hurdles

2014-10-13 11:30

Health checks on Europe's banks may reveal takeover targets, but any post-"stress test" tie-ups are likely to be along national lines.

Will EU economy's squalls turn into tempest?

2014-10-06 11:18

Following the grim market response to ECB president Mario Draghi's latest monetary policy pronouncements, Europe is approaching another make-or-break moment.

ECB's Draghi ready to fight low inflation

2014-10-02 15:15

The European Central Bank is ready to use further unconventional policy tools if needed to stave off the risk of inflation remaining too low for too long.

ECB will disclose bank stress data

2014-07-17 18:45

The European Central Bank has laid out plans to publish an unprecedented trove of data on individual banks when it completes a landmark health check in October.

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