Athanasios Orphanides

ESRB elects sub-committee heads

European Systemic Risk Board elects Poland’s Marek Belka, Italy’s Mario Draghi, Cyprus’ Athanasios Orphanides, Germany’s Axel Weber, to steering committee

ECB steps up recession fight

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday announced a raft of measures, including outright purchases of corporate debt, to embolden its response to the eurozone recession.

Trichet says shush on possible new tools

Jean-Claude Trichet, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has said that the Governing Council's omerta on interest rates a week before meetings must be extended to include possible additional tools that may be announced next Thursday.

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