ECB’s Lagarde to pursue ‘every avenue’ to fight climate change

By |julij 9th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank, Monetary policy, News|

European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday (8 July) said she would consider "every avenue available" to tackle climate change, signalling that the bank could use its massive stimulus scheme to target green bonds.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB’s Lagarde to pursue ‘every avenue’ to fight climate change

Lagarde warns of market turbulences if no quick adoption of recovery fund

By |junij 8th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, European Parliament, News, Recovery Fund|

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde called on member states on Monday (8 June) to urgently adopt the EU recovery plan, saying any delay could create “negative spillovers” in the markets and increase the costs of overcoming the recession. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Lagarde warns of market turbulences if no quick adoption of recovery fund

ECB doubles down on pandemic response after German ruling

By |junij 4th, 2020|Asset purchase programme (APP), Christine Lagarde, ECB, German Constitutional Court, News|

The European Central Bank announced on Thursday (4 June) that it will add €600 billion to its €750 billion bond-buying response against the coronavirus, in its first governing council meeting after Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled against the bank's asset-purchasing programme.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB doubles down on pandemic response after German ruling

ECB seen beefing up eurozone support as pandemic persists

By |junij 4th, 2020|bond-buying, Christine Lagarde, coronavirus economic response, European Central Bank, Eurozone, France, Frugal Four, German Constitutional Court, Italy, News, Spain|

Most analysts expect the European Central Bank on Thursday (4 June) to beef up its emergency bond-buying scheme with hundreds of billions of euros to weather the coronavirus pandemic, providing governments with the breathing space to decide their own r...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB seen beefing up eurozone support as pandemic persists

ECB will continue doing whatever is necessary to deliver on mandate, Lagarde says

By |maj 8th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, European Central Bank, Eurozone, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, Lagarde, News|

European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde has responded to a recent German court ruling that challenged the bank's authority by saying the ECB is an independent institution, accountable to the European Parliament, that will continue to do whatever ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB will continue doing whatever is necessary to deliver on mandate, Lagarde says

German court gives ultimatum to ECB on bond-buying programme

By |maj 5th, 2020|Asset purchase programme (APP), Christine Lagarde, ECB, German Constitutional Court, Germany, News|

Germany’s central bank (Bundesbank) should suspend the implementation of the European Central Bank's critical bond-buying programme unless the ECB proves the proportionality of its monetary stimulus, aimed at shoring up the eurozone's economies, Germany's Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday (5 May).

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ECB ready to increase its coronavirus stimulus

By |april 30th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, News|

The ECB is ready to increase its €750 billion bond-buying programme to cope with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, as the eurozone economy could fall by 12% this year, its president Christine Lagarde said on Thursday (30 April).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB ready to increase its coronavirus stimulus

ECB eases bank funding rules in ‘unprecedented’ step

By |april 8th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, coronavirus, European Central Bank, News|

The European Central Bank on Tuesday (7 April) announced an "unprecedented" easing of collateral requirements in a bid to boost bank lending during the coronavirus crisis.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB eases bank funding rules in ‘unprecedented’ step

ECB unveils €750 billion stimulus against coronavirus

By |marec 19th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, coronavirus, COVID-19, ECB, News|

The European Central Bank unexpectedly announced on Wednesday (19 March) that it would spend €750 billion in bond purchases to calm down sovereign debt markets, in the strongest signal in the euro area to date that it was ready to fight against the economic fallout of the coronavirus.

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ECB approves more money, seeks strong fiscal stimulus versus coronavirus

By |marec 13th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, Eurogroup, News|

The ECB decided on Thursday to inject more money into the real economy to combat the economic fallout of coronavirus. As markets continued to plunge, the bank's president Christine Lagarde stepped up pressure on member states to pass an “ambitious and collective” fiscal stimulus.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB approves more money, seeks strong fiscal stimulus versus coronavirus