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ECB on hold as it sizes up fallout from Brexit

The European Central Bank is expected to announce Thursday that it has decided against any changes to monetary policy as it faces up a fragile global political and economic outlook triggered in...

Draghi dampens hopes of rapid revival of eurozone economy

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Thursday dampened hopes of a rapid revival in the eurozone economy warning that growth could slow in the coming months.

Draghi sees eurozone growth slowing in the second quarter  

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi expects economic growth in the eurozone to slow in the second quarter.

ECB holds rates, sets date for corporate bond purchases

The European Central Bank announced Thursday that it will begin buying corporate bonds from next week after the bank left its benchmark interest rate on hold at zero.

ECB holds rates at record low but tipped to raise inflation forecast

The European Central Bank says that it has left its benchmark interest rate on hold at zero, as it sizes up the impact of the raft of bold monetary measures it has recently introduced in a bid to...

ECB set to hold rates but raise inflation forecast

The European Central Bank is set to announce on Thursday that it is leaving its benchmark interest rates on hold at historic lows but raising its inflation forecast in the wake of the recent spike...

ECB tipped to raise inflation forecasts after spike in oil prices

The recent spike in oil prices could open the way for the European Central Bank to revise up its inflation forecast when it meets this week.

Draghi rebukes ECB critics, warning of threat to bank independence

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Thursday hit back at German-led critics of the ECB's monetary action, warning that the bank's independence could be under threat.

Draghi hits back at German-led criticism of ECB monetary stance

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi hits back at German-led criticism of the ECB's policies saying the bank follows its mandate.

Draghi to defend ECB's monetary stance after leaving rates on hold  

The European Central Bank left its key interest rates on hold on Thursday with ECB chief Mario Draghi expected to use his press conference to defend the bank's recent string of bold stimulus...

ECB to unveil fresh stimulus measures to fire up eurozone economy

The European Central Bank is expected to announce on Thursday that it has cut interest rates again and expanded its bond-buying programme as it attempts to fire up the eurozone's sluggish economy...