ECB Updates

In-depth analysis and opinions based on the latest Eurpean Central Bank news.

ECB now stuck between a rock and a soft place

24 October 2019

Draghi departure marked by atypical market calm continue reading

ECB postpones rate hikes further and promises additional easing if needed

06 June 2019

ECB sees increased risks warranting a further delay to tightening continue reading

Draghi steps up dovish message

10 April 2019

No major change in economic assessment but readiness to act emphasised continue reading

ECB stands still but Draghi continues to ‘nudge’ markets

24 January 2019

No major surprises from Mr Draghi today continue reading

ECB a little more cautious on economy as markets remain confident rates will remain lower for longer

13 December 2018

No major change in ECB thinking but increased attention on weaker outlook continue reading

Draghi seeks to reassure by suggesting economy is solid but ECB will be slow

25 October 2018

Draghi suggests no change in ECB thinking in spite of softer data and nervous markets; keep calm and carry on continue reading

Dull Draghi suggests ECB neither rushing nor reversing exit from easy policy

13 September 2018

Clear signal that exit will be slow and steady means little new for markets continue reading

Draghi rate delay signal outweighs announcement of planned end to QE

14 June 2018

ECB announces Asset Purchase Programme to be scaled down from October and finished by end year…but… continue reading

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