Tag Archives: ECB

ECB rate pledge gives short-lived bond boost

ECB rate pledge gives short-lived bond boost The central banks' comments followed the market turbulence triggered by US Federal Reserve plans to lower the pace of its quantitative easing, which has also led to sharp rises in European government bond yields, which move inversely to prices. “It was … Read more on Financial Times ECB's [...]

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Asian shares buoyed by ECB, BoE policy signals

Asian shares buoyed by ECB, BoE policy signals Breaking away from its tradition never to precommit on policy, the European Central Bank declared it would keep interest rates at record lows for an extended period and may even cut further. The Bank also cautioned investors they were being too quick … Read more on Reuters [...]

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Big Week as Risk Trends Settle – RBA, ECB, BoE, and US NFPs On Deck

Big Week as Risk Trends Settle – RBA, ECB, BoE, and US NFPs On Deck Of note, there are three major central bank meetings this week, while the first week of the July (as do all first weeks of the month) presents PMI readings from across the globe. But in terms of the Fed – [...]

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ECB holds 50 billion euros in SME-tied assets: Coeure

ECB holds 50 billion euros in SME-tied assets: Coeure PARIS (Reuters) – The European Central Bank has 50 billion euros ($ 65.7 billion) in asset-backed securities based on loans to small and mid-sized firms and could take on more in the right conditions, ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on … Read more on Reuters [...]

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Euro Climbs Ahead of ECB Decision

Euro Climbs Ahead of ECB Decision The euro hit a four-week high against the dollar on Thursday as investors positioned for the European Central Bank to leave rates unchanged, but uncertainty over the U.S. Federal Reserve's next move kept equity markets on edge. The ECB cut its main … Read more on Fox Business Euribor [...]

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Euro Euphoria to Fizzle on ECB- EU Looks to Buy More Time

Euro Euphoria to Fizzle on ECB- EU Looks to Buy More Time The Euro climbed to an overnight high of 1.2954 asEuropean Union Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn pledged to do whatever it takes to combat record-high unemployment, but it seems as though the European Central Bank (ECB) will … Read more on [...]

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Flash: Snap shot on recent BoE and ECB – Bank of America / Merrill Lynch

Flash: Snap shot on recent BoE and ECB – Bank of America / Merrill Lynch The Global Research team suggests a framework for the European Central Bank (ECB) to carry out outright loan purchases and expand its balance sheet, which in our view would be more efficient and less risky than negative rates. And for [...]

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Dow Surges Triple-Digits on ECB, Jobless Claims

Dow Surges Triple-Digits on ECB, Jobless Claims The Dow logged a triple-digit gain boosted by the European Central Bank's move to lower its benchmark rate by 25 basis points to a new low of 0.50%. The news came on the heels of yesterday's FOMC statement saying it will continue buying $ 85 billion in … [...]

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Euro rises but still vulnerable before ECB

Euro rises but still vulnerable before ECB LONDON (Reuters) – The euro edged up against the dollar on Thursday as some sovereign investors pared recent bets against the single currency before a European Central Bank interest rate decision. Traders, though, said gains were likely to be fleeting … Read more on Reuters Draghi reveals split [...]

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ECB chief downplays concern

European Central Bank Image by Travel Aficionado European Central Bank with the top lighted by a spot light (seen in other pictures). ECB chief downplays concern European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said his institution had the competence to supervise the euro region's banks and sought to allay concerns that it might be overburdened by [...]

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CIGI Experts Outline Prescriptions for Cannes Summit and Beyond in Special Report on G20 Issues

Waterloo, Ont. (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 With a possible euro zone collapse and Greek insolvency likely to dominate the upcoming [...]

Pathways Home Health and Hospice Satu Johal Receives CFO of Year of the Year Award; Silicon Valley Business Journal Honoree

Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Satu Johal, CFO at Pathways Home Health & Hospice, received the Silicon Valley Business [...]

Latest Financial Regulation News

Working Together Towards Better Financial Regulation and Stability in Asia Image by Asian Development Bank Tellers attend to clients in [...]

European financial regulation – 4 questions to Olivier Garnier (Societe Generale)

Olivier Garnier, Chief economist at Societe Generale Group, expresses his view on European financial regulation and its reform. Video interview [...]

AMS Health Care Mortgage Corporation Provides Debt Service Savings to Hospitals Utilizing FHA 242 Mortgage Insurance Program

Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 An oft-overlook and relatively unknown federal program for hospitals seeking capital for needed and [...]

Vermont’s Captive Insurance Industry Off to Best Start Since 2005

Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) April 16, 2012 First quarter licensure of new captive insurance companies is off to a strong start [...]