EU’s Breton looking into ‘non-conventional’ measures to finance Green Deal

By |januar 21st, 2020|debt, ECB, Energy transition, European Green Deal, France, Internal Market and Services, News, Thierry Breton|

The EU's internal market commissioner, Thierry Breton, suggests tapping into the ECB's "easy money" and issuing long-term bonds of up to 50 years in order to unlock the €1,000 billion needed to finance the European Green Deal. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU Central Bank should step up its climate act, French MEP says

By |januar 15th, 2020|COP25, ECB, European Central Bank, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Pierre Larrouturou|

In an interview with EURACTIV France, socialist MEP Pierre Larrouturou deplored the meagre €7.5 billion proposed in the European Commission's Just Transition Fund. To finance EU climate action, he suggests some of the ECB's "easy money" could fuel the European Investment Bank (EIB) instead of going into private banks.

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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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German central banker pushes back on calls for ECB to fight climate change

By |november 29th, 2019|ECB, European Central Bank, News|

Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann on Thursday (28 November) batted back calls for the European Central Bank to take a bigger role in protecting the environment, saying it was up to goverments and not the ECB to fight climate change.

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Draghi attempts to heal divided ECB in farewell speech

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, ECB, Mario Draghi, News|

Departing ECB president Mario Draghi tried to restore unity among eurozone central bankers  in his farewell speech on Monday (28 October) but he continued to defend his recent controversial monetary decisions.

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Ciao, Mario: ECB’s Draghi hands baton to Lagarde

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, ECB, euro, Mario Draghi, News, quantitative easing|

ECB chief Mario Draghi bows out Monday (28 October), passing the baton to former IMF head Christine Lagarde whose first task will be to heal rifts among policymakers.

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Draghi’s farewell demand: the eurozone budget

By |oktober 24th, 2019|budgetary instrument for convergence and competitiveness (BICC), ECB, eurozone budget, Mario Draghi, News|

Outgoing European Central Bank President Mario Draghi stressed in his farewell press conference on Thursday (24 October) that a truly eurozone budget “with an adequate size" would be the number one issue to fix in the eurozone. 

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