From exchange rates and state pensions, to property purchases and tracker mortgages
Note commonly used by criminals and terrorists to smuggle cash through Europe
For all the current crises, European funds are in demand. Rob Griffin looks at the opportunities and the risks
The bank also cut the deposit rate facility to -0.4 per cent
The wrong economic model of the crisis led Germany to insist on tighter fiscal rules which created a second eurozone recession. German influence on the European Central Bank also led it to delay QE for six years, and raise rates during 2011. Finally we saw how the actions taken much earlier by German employers and employees helped to protect Germany from the consequences of all this.
The ECB has extended its quantitative easing programme by an extra six months, until the end of March 2017
European Central Bank set to reveal measures to revive economy; Ryanair reports a jump in passengers numbers; YouTube reportedly in talks with studio over streaming rights to TV shows and movies
Inflation across the single currency bloc fell to 0.7% in January moving closer to deflationary territory
Ireland set to return to the money markets as the first euro zone nation to have completed a strict bailout programme
Mark Carney's flagship forward guidance policy was backed by the International Monetary Fund today as the Bank of England Governor marked 100 days at the helm in Threadneedle Street.
Survey suggests service sector growth beating forecasts
European Commission President appeals to member states to redouble efforts to quell financial turmoil
Sterling hits its weakest since mid-March
Mark Carney begins work at the Bank of England tomorrow. There is a great temptation, as you can see from the stuff that is being written about the appointment, to see this as leading to a significant shift in policy – something that will enable the UK economy to reach “escape velocity”. The fact that the Bank has been given additional responsibilities for regulating the banking system, making the job on paper at least more powerful, increases the temptation.
Croatia already effectively lives with interest rate decisions made by the European Central Bank so it might as well sign up for full membership
Ecnomic View: Understandably there has been criticism of the timing and phraseology of the Bernanke speech