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
Shop prices fell at their fastest rate on record in December, in a sign of intense competition on the high street over the crucial Christmas trading period.
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
To keep the euro steady, it's vital that the ECB and other institutions regain public trust
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
Crisis could be reignited if Germany’s highest court rules against the European Central Bank
The Bank of England today decided against giving a further boost to the British economy in Governor Sir Mervyn King’s penultimate meeting at the helm.
It is, for our politicians at least, a long weekend for reflection. There is the specific matter of the gains by the UK Independence Party in the elections last Thursday, a sharp enough advance to affect the policies of all parties towards Europe in the months ahead.
Q. Is an exit from the euro really a possibility?