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ECB boss Draghi squashes rate rise speculation

The head of the European Central Bank has moved to end speculation that the ECB will be raisng interest rates sooner rather than later.

The head of the European Central Bank has moved to end speculation that the ECB will be raisng interest rates sooner rather than later.

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European Central Bank defends continued eurozone stimulus

European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.

European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.

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How to understand Germany’s trade surplus: is it exploiting the weak euro?

Criticism of Germany’s export prowess, and accusations of currency manipulation, are just as wrong-headed as Germany’s own defense of its excessive surplus. Ultimately, Germany can serve everyone’s best interests – including its own – by reducing its surplus, and thus the harmful economic imbalances

Criticism of Germany’s export prowess, and accusations of currency manipulation, are just as wrong-headed as Germany’s own defense of its excessive surplus. Ultimately, Germany can serve everyone’s best interests – including its own – by reducing its surplus, and thus the harmful economic imbalances

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Prices spike in Spain but government says it's temporary

Spanish inflation hit 3 percent in February compared to the same month in 2016. The government said that was temporary and energy costs will decline.

Spanish inflation hit 3 percent in February compared to the same month in 2016. The government said that was temporary and energy costs will decline.

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How can the Eurozone survive the current political turbulence? Is there still a hope?

Today’s political climate limits the possibilities for structural reforms, fiscal pooling, and improved labor mobility. But if European leaders can strengthen the banking union, there is still hope for the eurozone’s future.

Today’s political climate limits the possibilities for structural reforms, fiscal pooling, and improved labor mobility. But if European leaders can strengthen the banking union, there is still hope for the eurozone’s future.

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ECB's Draghi warns against US relaxing bank rules

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".

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Is Europe in the mood to invest in itself?

This edition of Real Economy, from the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, looks at the kind of investments Europe needs.

This edition of Real Economy, from the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, looks at the kind of investments Europe needs.

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Can we fill the Investment Gap?

Werner Hoyer discusses his views on Europe’s strategy to address a massive investment gap and whether there is incentive for private sector banks to start lending to businesses…

Werner Hoyer discusses his views on Europe’s strategy to address a massive investment gap and whether there is incentive for private sector banks to start lending to businesses…

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Eurozone inflation heads up

Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.

Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.

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Eurozone business booming

Eurozone businesses ended 2016 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace for five-and-a-half years.

Eurozone businesses ended 2016 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace for five-and-a-half years.

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ECB in the spotlight as investors expect more stimulus boosts

The European Central Bank is expected to extend its generous bond buying scheme and keep its principal interest rate, for refinancing operations, unchanged at zero percent as efforts continue to boost

The European Central Bank is expected to extend its generous bond buying scheme and keep its principal interest rate, for refinancing operations, unchanged at zero percent as efforts continue to boost

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Draghi sees green shots of recovery across eurozone

The eurozone is recovering at a “moderate to steady pace and unemployment is falling” according to the European Central Bank’s president.

The eurozone is recovering at a “moderate to steady pace and unemployment is falling” according to the European Central Bank’s president.

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European Central Bank leaves stimulus measures unchanged

European Central Bank policymakers have kept interest rates and their bond buying programme unchanged, setting the stage for more easing in December.

European Central Bank policymakers have kept interest rates and their bond buying programme unchanged, setting the stage for more easing in December.

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No DoJ deal for Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.

Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.

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Draghi faces off against German critics

Grilled by German lawmakers, ECB head Mario Draghi has been defending its ultra low interest rates and other stimulus measures.

Grilled by German lawmakers, ECB head Mario Draghi has been defending its ultra low interest rates and other stimulus measures.

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Eurozone resilient despite Brexit vote says ECB's Draghi

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy is coping well with global uncertainty, including Britain's vote to leave the EU.

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy is coping well with global uncertainty, including Britain's vote to leave the EU.

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ECB mostly upbeat on eurozone employment

Eurozone employment is rising faster than expected according the European Central Bank's latest economic bulletin, fueled by an increase in part-time work and the service sector growing.

Eurozone employment is rising faster than expected according the European Central Bank's latest economic bulletin, fueled by an increase in part-time work and the service sector growing.

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Eurozone is doomed without radical reform says economist Stiglitz

As the eurozone struggles with weak growth and the threat of deflation, left-leaning economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz told Euronews the currency bloc is doomed without radical changes.

As the eurozone struggles with weak growth and the threat of deflation, left-leaning economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz told Euronews the currency bloc is doomed without radical changes.

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Nothing new from European Central Bank despite weak growth forecasts

The European Central Bank has decided it does not need to do anything more right now to stimulate the eurozone economy despite continued weak growth forecasts.

The European Central Bank has decided it does not need to do anything more right now to stimulate the eurozone economy despite continued weak growth forecasts.

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No new eurozone stimulus measures from the ECB for now

There was no fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank at its latest policy meeting in the face of high unemployment, weak growth and the threat of deflation in the…

There was no fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank at its latest policy meeting in the face of high unemployment, weak growth and the threat of deflation in the…