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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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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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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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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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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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ECB says growth prospect slightly better, but still many risks

ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.

ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.

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ECB's Draghi defends low rates policy against German complaints

ECB head Mario Draghi has defended low interest rates following complaints from German officials, including Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, that they are hurting savers.

ECB head Mario Draghi has defended low interest rates following complaints from German officials, including Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, that they are hurting savers.

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ECB government bond purchase warning

Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.

Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.

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ECB stimulus plans fail to boost financial markets

European shares enjoyed only a brief bounce on Thursday before investors focused on Mario Draghi's statement that interest rates will only be cut again in the most extreme of circumstances.

European shares enjoyed only a brief bounce on Thursday before investors focused on Mario Draghi's statement that interest rates will only be cut again in the most extreme of circumstances.

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European Central Bank's Draghi bullish on banks and stimulus

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has been talking up the eurozone's banks, confirmed the ECB is ready for more stimulus measures and said the ECB is considering ditching the 500 euro note.

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has been talking up the eurozone's banks, confirmed the ECB is ready for more stimulus measures and said the ECB is considering ditching the 500 euro note.

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ECB's Draghi: We have to aggressively fight ultra-low inflation

Acting too late to counter ultra-low inflation presents greater risks than acting too early, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has said, suggesting more stimulus is coming soon.

Acting too late to counter ultra-low inflation presents greater risks than acting too early, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has said, suggesting more stimulus is coming soon.

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After a volatile 2015, a look forward to 2016

On the season finale of Business Middle East we summarise a volatile year and discuss the 2016 forecast for global and MENA markets with Nour Eldeen

On the season finale of Business Middle East we summarise a volatile year and discuss the 2016 forecast for global and MENA markets with Nour Eldeen

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Lukewarm response as Draghi unveils ECB eurozone stimulus plan

The European Central Bank has announced fresh stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. The ECB is to extend its

The European Central Bank has announced fresh stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. The ECB is to extend its

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ECB extends stimulus plan to boost eurozone economy

The European Central Bank has announced fresh stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. The ECB is to extend its

The European Central Bank has announced fresh stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. The ECB is to extend its

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ECB cuts deposit rate with further stimulus measures expected

The European Central Bank has begun taking stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. Ahead of a news conference to

The European Central Bank has begun taking stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. Ahead of a news conference to

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Draghi says ECB will do what it must to boost inflation

Mario Draghi has said the European Central Bank is ready to act quickly to boost inflation in the eurozone. The comments by the bank’s president at

Mario Draghi has said the European Central Bank is ready to act quickly to boost inflation in the eurozone. The comments by the bank’s president at

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ECB hints it may expand stimulus programme

The European Central Bank meeting in Malta has hinted that it may expand its stimulus programme in December, while its chief has called on

The European Central Bank meeting in Malta has hinted that it may expand its stimulus programme in December, while its chief has called on

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Impact of EU, US data on shaky global markets

At last week’s interest rate announcement the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s tone seemed unencouraging, his message hinting at

At last week’s interest rate announcement the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s tone seemed unencouraging, his message hinting at

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ECB trims Eurozone growth and inflation forecasts

The European Central bank has cut its growth and inflation forecasts for the eurozone at its latest policy meeting. The news sent the euro to a

The European Central bank has cut its growth and inflation forecasts for the eurozone at its latest policy meeting. The news sent the euro to a

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ECB to prepare fresh hit of QE for Eurozone?

The word is out that bearing in mind the shaky state of the Eurozone economy the ECB may be thinking about opening the money taps wider. Analysts

The word is out that bearing in mind the shaky state of the Eurozone economy the ECB may be thinking about opening the money taps wider. Analysts

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ECB agrees extra emergency funding for Greek banks

Greek banks will be allowed to draw down more emergency funding, the European Central Bank decided on Thursday, increasing it by 900 million euros

Greek banks will be allowed to draw down more emergency funding, the European Central Bank decided on Thursday, increasing it by 900 million euros

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Draghi says volatility is here to stay

Daleen Hassan – euronews: Welcome to business Middle East. In this episode we look at the impact of the European Central Bank’s recent meeting, and

Daleen Hassan – euronews: Welcome to business Middle East. In this episode we look at the impact of the European Central Bank’s recent meeting, and