ECB calls for global regulation of cryptocurrencies

ECB calls for global regulation of cryptocurrencies

A senior European Central Bank official called Monday for global regulation of cryptocurrencies as the virtual assets are now bigger than the risky mortgage loans behind the 2007 global financial crisis and show signs of being a bubble.
ECB's Lagarde 'concerned' about crypto use to dodge Russia sanctions

ECB's Lagarde 'concerned' about crypto use to dodge Russia sanctions

European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde spoke of her concern Tuesday that cryptocurrencies were being used as a loophole to avoid sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine.
Global stocks dip as ECB chief calls for quick action from Brussels

Global stocks dip as ECB chief calls for quick action from Brussels

Global stocks fell Thursday following mixed US economic data and earnings, and as the European Central Bank chief called on EU leaders to quickly agree on a huge recovery plan
ECB's Lagarde in spotlight as policy on hold

ECB's Lagarde in spotlight as policy on hold

The European Central Bank left key monetary policy settings unchanged Thursday (Dec 12), placing the spotlight on new president Christine Lagarde to offer clues about its future direction and plans for a major reassessment of ECB tools and goals.
European stocks higher as German gloom fuels ECB hopes

European stocks higher as German gloom fuels ECB hopes

Europe's stock markets pushed higher on Monday (Oct 7) as investors bet that gloomy German economic data would help persuade the European Central Bank to continue its "accommodative" monetary policy, dealers said.
ECB unveils hotly-awaited stimulus package

ECB unveils hotly-awaited stimulus package

European Central Bank governors overcame divisions on Thursday (Sep 12) to agree a "big bang" package of monetary easing measures, aiming to support the eurozone economy through external shocks but prompting a howl of complaints from the White House.
IMF's Lagarde nominated to lead European Central Bank

IMF's Lagarde nominated to lead European Central Bank

Christine Lagarde has made a career out of breaking glass ceilings in the halls of international finance and is now poised to break one more, leading the European Central Bank.
ECB's Draghi vows support for eurozone in 'world far from normal'

ECB's Draghi vows support for eurozone in 'world far from normal'

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Thursday (Jun 6) detailed prolonged support to the eurozone economy, saying the Frankfurt institution must keep shoring up financial conditions in a world "far away from being normal".
ECB plans end to bond-buying if no new shocks for eurozone

ECB plans end to bond-buying if no new shocks for eurozone

The European Central Bank said on Thursday (Jun 14) it would end in December the mass bond-buying used to buttress the eurozone economy, in a sign of confidence in the outlook for growth and inflation in the bloc.
BoE, ECB team up to guard against post-Brexit risks

BoE, ECB team up to guard against post-Brexit risks

The Bank of England and the European Central Bank will team up in a working group on managing financial risks around the time Britain plans to leave the EU next year, officials said on Friday (Apr 27).
IMF warns of risks as central banks tighten

IMF warns of risks as central banks tighten

The International Monetary Fund urged central banks on Wednesday (Apr 18) to take a gradual and transparent approach to tightening monetary policy, warning that unexpected moves could shock the global economy.
ECB chief slams Cyprus bailout

ECB chief slams Cyprus bailout

The European Central Bank chief hit out on Thursday at what he said was a poorly managed bailout for eurozone Cyprus as protests at the crippling costs for the small Mediterranean island raged on.