European Central Bank
IMF’s Christine Lagarde Named as New ECB Chief
The self-confessed economic outsider faces the challenge of helping stimulate the eurozone economy amid mounting fears of recession.
ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged, Hints at Easing
Amid "pervasive uncertainty" over trade, "the ECB and the U.S. Federal Reserve appear to have given up on plans to tighten [monetary] policy."
Will Trump’s Attempt to Manipulate Monetary Policy Backfire?
When politicians start chiming in on monetary policy, they actually can torpedo sensible policy: opinion.
Revenue Drops 40% at Goldman’s FICC Unit
“We didn't navigate the [fixed-income] market as well as we aspire to or as well as we have in the past," Goldman's CFO says.
Traders May Be Profiting From Leaks of U.S. Data
The European Central Bank finds evidence of “substantial informed trading” in advance of the official release of macroeconomic announcements.
ECB Stimulus: Good for Loan Volumes, Bad for Profits
Bankers say the European Central Bank's stimulus is leading to more loans but is also cutting into profitability.
ECB Ramps Up Stimulus With More Asset Buys
Mario Draghi announces stronger than expected measures to awaken the eurozone from its economic slumber.
Global Economy Set to Slow: OECD
However, the group's economic indicators also suggest growth in some countries, including China, could be stabilizing.
Eurozone Growth Slows for 2nd Straight Month
Markit's purchasing managers index for February increases the odds that the European Central Bank will impose more stimulus measures in March.
Yellen Says Fed Looking at Negative Rates
The FOMC wants to be prepared in case it needs to reverse course and make monetary policy more accommodative, Chair Janet Yellen told Congress.
Eurozone Inflation Rate Sluggish
The European Central Bank may have to increase its stimulus efforts to get European economies moving, say experts.