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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…

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Eurozone Q2 growth weakens

There was only weak growth again for the eurozone economy between April and June - up by just 0.3 percent from the previous quarter with exports the biggest contributor.

There was only weak growth again for the eurozone economy between April and June - up by just 0.3 percent from the previous quarter with exports the biggest contributor.

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Eurozone August business growth weaker

Business growth in the eurozone was weak in August - the most lacklustre it has been since the start of last year, according to surveys of thousands of companies.

Business growth in the eurozone was weak in August - the most lacklustre it has been since the start of last year, according to surveys of thousands of companies.

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Eurozone business activity still muted in July, retail sales flat

Business activity in the eurozone was slightly better than predicted in July but growth remained muted and what there was came mostly from a surge in Germany.

Business activity in the eurozone was slightly better than predicted in July but growth remained muted and what there was came mostly from a surge in Germany.

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Eurozone business growth weakens

Economic activity in the eurozone fell less than expected in July, but was still at its lowest since the start of 2015. The Brexit effect was not as bad as economists had feared.

Economic activity in the eurozone fell less than expected in July, but was still at its lowest since the start of 2015. The Brexit effect was not as bad as economists had feared.

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New 50 euro banknote to fight forgery, reaffirm ECB's commitment to cash

The European Central Bank has unveiled the design and high-tech security features for the 50 euro banknote - the most widely counterfeited bill - before it goes into circulation next April.

The European Central Bank has unveiled the design and high-tech security features for the 50 euro banknote - the most widely counterfeited bill - before it goes into circulation next April.

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ECB's Draghi focuses on monetary policy alignment rather than Brexit

Despite all the Brexit turmoil the European Central Bank head Mario Draghi had nothing to say about it in a major speech at an ECB forum in Sintra, Portugal on Tuesday.

Despite all the Brexit turmoil the European Central Bank head Mario Draghi had nothing to say about it in a major speech at an ECB forum in Sintra, Portugal on Tuesday.

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Bank of England and ECB take measures to reassure markets

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said its ready to intervene and provide additional help to prop up financial markets.

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said its ready to intervene and provide additional help to prop up financial markets.

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ECB agrees cheaper loans to fund Greek banks

The European Central Bank has agreed to accept 'junk' rated Greek debt as collateral for normal "ECB":http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/10708ef6-387a-11e6-9a05-82a9b15a8ee7.html#axzz4CPd5i6K9 lending to banki

The European Central Bank has agreed to accept 'junk' rated Greek debt as collateral for normal "ECB":http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/10708ef6-387a-11e6-9a05-82a9b15a8ee7.html#axzz4CPd5i6K9 lending to banki

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The ECB and Federal Reserve talk Brexit

The Head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi has vowed immediate action if Britain votes to leave the EU.

The Head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi has vowed immediate action if Britain votes to leave the EU.

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Draghi pushes eurozone reforms - again

The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi argues again reform is needed as well as low interest rates and money printing to get the eurozone's economy growing again.

The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi argues again reform is needed as well as low interest rates and money printing to get the eurozone's economy growing again.

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European Central Bank corporate bond buying starts

The European Central Bank has begun buying corporate bonds to try to get businesses to borrow and spend, which would boost the eurozone economy and cause inflation to rise.

The European Central Bank has begun buying corporate bonds to try to get businesses to borrow and spend, which would boost the eurozone economy and cause inflation to rise.