ECB Updates

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

ECB emphasises no near term policy change but hints at radical review

23 January 2020

Lagarde more positive on growth and inflation but still very cautious continue reading

Christine Lagarde suggests ECB set for significant period on policy sidelines

12 December 2019

No market moving comments from Christine Lagarde at first policy press conference continue reading

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

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