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.

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Parliament urges ECB to put climate at heart of strategy review

By |februar 13th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, European Central Bank, News|

EU lawmakers have called on the European Central Bank (ECB) to put climate change at the centre of the bank’s review of its monetary policy strategy this year, endorsing the bank’s chief vision for “gradually eliminating” carbon assets. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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Why the ECB needs to look at helicopter money now

By |februar 6th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, Monetary policy, News|

If Christine Lagarde is sincere in her conviction that the ECB’s strategic review should be open minded and “turn each and every stone”, she must persuade the Governing Council to open a discussion on helicopter money, argue Stanislas Jourdan and Eric Lonergan.

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IMF warns of the risk of central banks’ ‘cheap money’

By |januar 24th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, Davos 2020, ECB, IMF, interest rates, Kristalina Georgieva, News|

The monetary stimulus has been one of the main engines of growth over the past years, but continuing with the supply of 'cheap money' could hurt low-income countries, fuel risky investments and affect savers, warned the IMF on Friday (24 January).

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ECB’s Lagarde warns of ‘danger of doing nothing’ on climate

By |januar 24th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, News|

ECB chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday (23 January) said the bank would study what role it could play in combatting climate change as part of a major policy review, warning of "the danger of doing nothing".

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ECB’s Knot says low rate policy risks becoming counterproductive

By |december 23rd, 2019|Christine Lagarde, ECB, Klaas Knot, low interest rates, Monetary policy, News|

Interest rates in the eurozone could remain historically low for years, but the European Central Bank's (ECB) ultra-loose monetary policy risks becoming counterproductive, ECB governing council member Klaas Knot said in an interview published on Monday...

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ECB to embark on soul-searching process in 2020 

By |december 13th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, digital currency, ECB, libra, News|

The European Central Bank will next year review its tools and objectives in order to better fulfil its mandate of price stability, and it also intends to assess the appropriateness of issuing its own digital currency, in the face of growing concerns about Facebook’s Libra.

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Inflation, climate, jargon: ECB launches major review

By |december 9th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, ECB, European Central Bank, News|

The European Central Bank's new president Christine Lagarde has announced that the Frankfurt-based institute will soon undertake a strategic review, its first since 2003.

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ECB to review its mandate with “open mind”, Lagarde says

By |december 3rd, 2019|Christine Lagarde, crypto-currency, ECB, News|

ECB will embark on a strategic review of its mandate and instruments to achieve its inflation target of 2% with an “open mind”, its president Christine Lagarde said on Monday (2 December).

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