Draghi says sovereign bond-buying is on the table and under scrutiny

Central Banking | 17 Nov 2014

ECB staff preparing plans for various unconventional policies, with sovereign bond-buying very much under consideration, president says; dismisses concerns that low rates defer government action

Topics: ECB, Mario Draghi, quantitative easing, Eurozone


Spain ‘decoupled’ from other eurozone economies, says Banque de France paper

Central Banking | 14 Nov 2014

Topics: Banque de France, Eurozone, Spain, Financial crisis, Sovereign debt

Lautenschläger highlights ‘unbelievable heterogeneity' in eurozone housing markets

Central Banking | 13 Nov 2014

Topics: Macro-prudential regulation, Sabine Lautenschläger, ECB, Eurozone

ECB's Angeloni defines 'level playing field' for banks

Central Banking | 11 Nov 2014

Topics: ECB, Single supervisory mechanism, Eurozone, Too big to fail

‘Fiscal devaluation’ not enough to solve competitiveness problems, IMF paper finds

Central Banking | 31 Oct 2014

Topics: IMF, Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE), Eurozone

ECB enlists asset managers to carry out ABS programme

Central Banking | 30 Oct 2014

Topics: ECB, Mario Draghi, State Street Global Advisors, ABS, Eurozone

French paper examines impact of ECB policy changes on asset prices

Central Banking | 20 Oct 2014

Topics: Eurozone, European Central Bank, Banque de France, Interest rates

Belgian review: Common debt will remain ‘taboo’ in Europe

Central Banking | 15 Oct 2014

Topics: Belgium, National Bank of Belgium, debt, Sovereign debt, Eurozone

Eurozone shadow banks increase share of assets to 33%

Central Banking | 14 Oct 2014

Topics: European Central Bank, Eurozone, Shadow banking

IMF's Blanchard warns macro-prudential tools ‘may not be up to the task'

Central Banking | 07 Oct 2014

Topics: Macro-prudential regulation, IMF, Olivier Blanchard, Emerging markets, Eurozone

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