All posts tagged "European Central Bank"
Greece plotting return to bond markets with or without ECB
Tsipras comments on bond market return, implementation of bailout commitments
- Posted June 29, 2017
Troubled Italian Bank Says Capital Hole Bigger than Expected
MILAN – Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena will need more rescue money than previously expected, according to calculations by the European Central Bank, potentially complicating the government’s rescue efforts. The ECB, the main regulator...
- Posted December 27, 2016
European Central Bank adds half a trillion euros in stimulus
FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank is adding half a trillion euros ($579 billion) in stimulus to the eurozone economy to support growth as Europe heads into what could be a tumultuous election year. The bank’s...
- Posted December 8, 2016
For ECB and Fed, Trump Complicates Decisions on Rate Policy
FRANKFURT, Germany — Donald Trump’s surprise election victory has helped solidify expectations for an interest rate increase next month by the U.S. Federal Reserve – but may have complicated a decision for the European Central Bank, which...
- Posted November 14, 2016
US stock indexes mixed; Nasdaq ekes out another record high
Even on a day when the major U.S. stock indexes barely budged, the market notched another milestone. The Nasdaq composite eked out a gain, pushing the tech-heavy index to its second record-high close in a row. The...
- Posted September 7, 2016
Stocks close mostly higher, helped by technology, oil
NEW YORK – Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google’s parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices. However, the gains were held back by disappointing results...
- Posted July 29, 2016
Another creep higher sends S&P 500 to record high, again
NEW YORK – Another day, another lazy drift higher for stocks and another record high. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9.86 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,175.03on Friday. It surpassed its...
- Posted July 22, 2016
Stock Indexes Listless, Remain Close To Record Levels
Stock indexes were listless in midday trading Thursday after the European Central Bank held interest rates at record lows and a series of U.S. companies reported mixed earnings
- Posted July 21, 2016
IMF: Brexit Fallout Will Shave Eurozone Growth in 2016, 2017
Was projecting 1.7 percent growth this year and next before vote
- Posted July 8, 2016
US Stock Indexes End Strong Week with Gains
Investors in a buying mood amid low interest rates
- Posted July 1, 2016