[FRANKFURT] Economists brought forward their estimate of when the European Central Bank (ECB) will set an end-date for its bond-buying program, amid signs that more optimistic views on inflation...

[BRATISLAVA, Slovakia] While the prospect of the European Central Bank's withdrawal of monetary stimulus is bringing closer the end of an era of record-low borrowing costs in emerging Europe, it...

[LONDON] The premium investors demand for holding Italian bonds over their German peers fell towards its lowest in more than a year on Tuesday, a day after data showed ECB bond buying continues to...

THE BOTTOM LINE

BUBBLE risks are back. There is no clear economic definition of what causes an asset price bubble. The term is controversial. In broad terms, a bubble has four characteristics.

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank (ECB) policy maker Benoit Coeure said he expects policy makers to change their guidance on monetary policy next year, focusing on interest rates more than bond...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IF you have trouble sleeping, one possible way to nod off is to get someone to explain "quantitative easing" to you...

EUROPEAN Central Bank (ECB) policymakers 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 improves,...

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank officials are considering cutting their monthly bond buying by at least half starting in January and keeping their program active for at least nine months, according...

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank policy makers kicked off their debate about next year's monetary stimulus by focusing on how to balance the size and duration of monthly asset purchases...

[TOKYO] A Bank of Japan policymaker called for expanding monetary stimulus at a rate review in September, a summary of opinions of the bank's board members at the meeting showed on Friday, an...