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ECB raises Eurozone interest rates to 2.5%
The European Central Bank (ECB) has raised interest rates again, but by less than its two most recent hikes. The main rate has increased by 0.5 percentage points to 2.5%,
Christine Lagarde warns of further ECB interest rate hikes
Christine Lagarde warns ECB may have to raise interest rates beyond merely withdrawing stimulus.
Why do central banks raise interest rates to curb inflation?
Banks hope that if borrowing money becomes more expensive, consumer demand will fall, bringing down prices along the way.
European Central Bank announces new super hike of interest rates
The eurozone's central bank intends to make spending more expensive in order to bring down prices.
ECB announces largest interest rate hike in bid to fight inflation
The ECB's three key interest rates were each raised by 75 basis points.
ECB announces larger-than-expected interest rate hike
The European Central Bank has raised interest rates for the first time in 11 years by a larger-than-expected amount, joining steps already taken by the US Federal Reserve and other major central banks to target stubbornly high inflation.
Eurozone to get its first interest rate hike in 11 years next month
The European Central Bank will hike interest rates in July in a bid to tame inflation.
'Addio amico mio': European leaders pay tribute to David Sassoli
Colleagues of the European Parliament President honour his legacy and praise him as a "committed" and "passionate" politician following his death aged 65.
Europe faces tough call on stimulus amid omicron fears
The European Central Bank is being pulled two ways: It's caught between a scheduled end of its pandemic stimulus and growing alarm about the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.
EU and US central banks signal 'not just yet' to interest rate hikes
ECB President Christine Lagarde said an increase to policy rates next year is 'very unlikely'.
Eurozone inflation hits 13-year high amid persistent energy crunch
Prices across the eurozone rose by 4.1% in October, up from 3.4% in September.
Europe's central bank will allow higher inflation to hit climate goals
The bank said it would do more to take the impact of climate change into its monetary policy, saying that global warming could have “profound implications” for price stability.
Europe's recovery must focus on investment, says ECB chief
Christine Lagarde told European lawmakers on Monday that the recovery from the pandemic needs to focus on investment.
Europe's recovery uncertain amid COVID-19 second wave, says ECB chief
"The second wave of the epidemic in Europe, particularly in France, and the new restrictive measures that accompany it add to [the] uncertainty," said Christine Lagarde, head of the European Central Bank.
A digital euro? ECB assessing safe alternatives to cryptocurrencies
According to the central bank, some 79 per cent of all euro area payments at points of sale are still cash transactions, amounting to more than half of the total value of all payments.
ECB's Lagarde warns coronavirus is fueling economic uncertainty
ECB's Chief Christine Lagarde says the coronavirus "adds a new layer of uncertainty" in an already fragile global economy
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Brexit brinkmanship, new old faces and remembering WW2 in Brussels
For those of you who love to follow the Brexit drama, this week couldn't have been more gripping.Also this week, the hearings with the nominees for the EU top jobs began with arguably the most prominent candidate: Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF. That's in this edition of State of the Union.
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Lagarde grilled by politicians over new ECB nomination
She warned European countries may need to loosen the purse strings to help fight a recession.
Lagarde resigns from IMF — these Europeans could succeed her
Due to an understanding between the US and Europe, the head of the IMF has always been European, while the World Bank has always been led by an American.
4 things to know about the 4 nominated for EU top jobs
They are the new faces of the European Union: Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel, Christine Lagarde, and Josep Borrell. Here are facts about the nominated for EU top jobs.