March 05, 2014, By Martin Hesse, Christoph Pauly and Anne Seith, Spiegel Online Thousands of ECB auditors have begun examining the balance sheets of euro-zone banks. 428 more words
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Predicting what central bankers will do is a mug’s game. More often than not, expectations are dashed. And today was no different.
“You come here every time expecting action,” European Central Bank president Mario Draghi told journalists at a press conference. 431 more words
The European Central Bank has raised its estimate for economic growth this year in the 18 countries that use the euro as their currency. President Mario Draghi said Thursday that the ECB staff’s projections foresee 1.2 percent growth this year, up slightly from the 1.1 percent estimate made in December.
The Bank of England and European Central Bank have stuck to their current strategy, leaving all interest rates unchanged
The Bank of England has done as expected and kept interest rates steady at 0.5pc Photo: PA
ECB has left main interest rates at 0.25pc, the marginal lneding facility at 0.75pc and the deposit facility at 0pc, holding its nerve in the face of uncomfortably low inflation. 165 more words
Friday, 28 February 2014
German newspapers mocked the new Italian PM Matteo Renzi(39) for having women for half of his cabinet Ministers, which is somewhat bizarre since Germany for the past 8 years is ruled by a woman Angela Merkel!? 85 more words