Recession fears grow as euro area inflation hits three-year low

By |avgust 20th, 2019|bond-buying, ECB, Economic and Monetary union, Eurostat, Eurozone, Inflation, Mario Draghi, News|

Inflation in the euro area fell to 1% in July, its lowest level since 2016, according to Eurostat data released on Monday (19 August), adding pressure on the European Central Bank to consider relaunching its economic stimulus program in September.

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Commission’s forecast paves the way for new ECB stimulus

By |julij 10th, 2019|ECB, economic forecast, Eurozone, Germany, Inflation, Italy, Mario Draghi, News, Spain|

The European Commission kept its growth forecast unchanged at 1.2% on Wednesday (10 July) but revised downwards inflation to 1.3% for this year and the next, strengthening the case for further monetary stimulus as global economic risks worsen.

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Eurostat: Eurozone inflation slows to 1.6% in December

By |januar 4th, 2019|Eurostat, Inflation, inflation rates, News|

Eurozone inflation slowed to an annual rate of 1.6% in December, preliminary data from the EU statistics unit Eurostat showed on Friday (4 January), mainly owing to energy items.

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Bank of England poised to raise rates in the face of Brexit risk

By |avgust 2nd, 2018|Bank of England, Brexit, Inflation, interest rate, News, no deal scenario, recession, trade war, United Kingdom|

The Bank of England looks set to raise interest rates on Thursday (2 August) to their highest level since the financial crisis, defying warnings that it is taking a gamble ahead of Brexit, the terms of which remain unclear.

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ECB to chart end to easy money

By |oktober 26th, 2017|ECB, European Central Bank, Inflation, Mario Draghi, News, quantitative easing|

European Central Bank governors are expected on Thursday (26 October) to begin weaning the eurozone off the high doses of support they prescribed in recent years but they remain far away from reaching their elusive inflation target.

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European Central Bank: Immirgation boosts eurozone labour force

By |september 22nd, 2017|European Central Bank, Eurozone, Growth, immigration, Inflation, Labour force, News, unemploytment rate|

Immigrants have made a large contribution to the working-age population of the eurozone since 2013 and are likely also boosting its labour force, particularly in Italy and Germany, the European Central Bank said.

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ECB expected to hint at end to easy money

By |junij 6th, 2017|bond-buying, ECB, European Central Bank, Inflation, News|

Expectations are high that the European Central Bank will hint that it is heading for the exit from its easy-money policy when governors meet in Estonian capital Tallinn on Thursday (8 June).

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ECB hails 2016 as best post-crisis year

By |april 11th, 2017|bond-buying, Brexit, ECB, economic crisis, Inflation, Mario Draghi, News, quantitative easing|

The European Central Bank judged yesterday (10 April) that it had a successful 2016, claiming in its annual report that it had nurtured economic recovery and that it was the eurozone’s most successful post-crisis year.

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