COMMENTARY

MARIO Draghi had better enjoy his winter break. Entering the home stretch of his eight-year term, the European Central Bank president unveiled a big jump in the growth forecast and told reporters he...

AFTER a year of strong investment returns on risk assets, 2018 is likely to see sustained economic growth and robust - albeit more limited - returns. Economic growth is expected to remain strong in...

[LONDON] The European Central Bank (ECB) policy could have ended its year with a non-event on Thursday, merely filling in the gaps left after October's decision to curb quantitative easing from...

UNCERTAINTY about the timing and scope of regulatory efforts to strengthen Europe's financial system is adding to investor caution about increasing exposure to European over US banks, even as...

A POWER struggle has set three of Europe's most important institutions against each other. The European Central Bank (ECB), the European Parliament and the European Council are fighting over how...

[LONDON] Europe's stock markets advanced Friday, extending the previous day's rally after the European Central Bank said it would soon start to taper its monetary stimulus programme...

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank policy makers implicitly assume their newly-extended bond-buying programme will be tapered to a halt by the end of next year so long as the inflation outlook...

[WASHINGTON] The European Central Bank expects a pickup in inflation even though wages have remained weak during the current economic recovery, its vice-president, Vitor Constancio, said on Sunday.

[ATHENS] The European Central Bank (ECB) lowered the cap on emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) Greek banks draw from the domestic central bank by one billion euros (S$1.6 billion) to 32.6 billion...

[ATHENS] Greece's economy is recovering after a deep recession and growth is set to pick up in the next two years, the head of its central bank said on Thursday, urging a speedy conclusion of a...