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The EU Needs a Centralized AML Authority

The European Union had a tough year. As if the refugee crisis, the rise of nationalist and far-right parties, and the Brexit affair weren’t enough, the 2018 headlines of European newspapers were crowded with a seemingly endless parade of money laundering scandals. 1,230 more words


EU cuts euro zone growth forecast

The European Commission sharply cut on Thursday its forecasts for economic growth in the euro zone this year and next because of an expected slowdown in the largest countries of the bloc caused by global trade tensions and growing public debt. 397 more words

Mario Draghi quizzed for last time by Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee

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European Central Bank President and Chair of the EU’s economic risk watchdog Mario Draghi appeared for the last time in Parliament before the European elections. 184 more words

The European Sting

MEPs spell out priorities for the European Central Bank and on banking union

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MEPs on Wednesday set out their priorities for the European Central Bank’s actions in the coming year and those for moving ahead with completing the banking union. 357 more words

The European Sting

Rate outlook: What are central banks going to do next?

Central banks enter the new year under pressure from investors to rethink just how aggressive they can be hiking interest rates.

A slowdown in the world economy, the trade war and skittish financial markets are forcing policymakers to express fresh caution about their scope for tightening monetary policy. 1,222 more words


Draghi Warns Lawmakers Eurozone Economy Is Weaker Than Expected

‘There is no room for complacency,’ ECB president says at European Parliament

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the European Parliament on Tuesday. PHOTO: PATRICK SEEGER/SHUTTERSTOCK… 380 more words

'Change your money now' if you’re heading abroad after Brexit vote

If you’re heading abroad for some winter sun, it’s probably best to change your money now amidst growing uncertainty ahead of the Brexit vote, experts have warned. 460 more words