Organisation: European Central Bank
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 16 Jul, 2021
Fri, 25 Jun, 2021
Wed, 13 Jan, 2021
Mon, 21 Dec, 2020
Fri, 11 Dec, 2020
Thu, 10 Sep, 2020
Wed, 01 Jul, 2020
Mon, 29 Jun, 2020
Tue, 16 Jun, 2020
Sat, 06 Jun, 2020
Fri, 22 May, 2020
Thu, 21 May, 2020
Tue, 19 May, 2020
Sun, 10 May, 2020
Fri, 08 May, 2020
Thu, 07 May, 2020
Wed, 22 Apr, 2020
Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
Mon, 06 Apr, 2020
Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
The Taoiseach’s address to the nation on Saint Patrick’s night set a pretty perfect tone for where we find ourselves at the moment.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
Clear and decisive action is also needed to mitigate the potential for economic catastrophe.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2020
The reaction to the Covid-19 crisis has been excellent so far but it will take time to see that the drastic measures taken are necessary, writes Micheál Martin.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020
Fianna Fáil must secure a “radical” programme for government in any deal with Fine Gael that not only fights the coronavirus but offers new ways of tackling housing and health, a senior party figure says.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
Tomorrow, Ballyhea says no for the last time. The final protest march through the North Cork village is scheduled to begin around 10am, leaving time for its completion before second mass in the parish church.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
The party has not been forgiven for the austerity measures of its coalition with Fine Gael and will struggle to hold its seven seats.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
European Central Bank policymaker Klaas Knot has said he does not expect interest rates to fundamentally change in the coming years.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020
The German economy expanded 0.6% in 2019, the weakest expansion rate since 2013 and a marked cooling from the previous year, as export-dependent manufacturers in Europe’s largest economy faced increased headwinds from trade disputes and less foreign demand.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020
Putting aside angels-on-a-pinhead arguments about the actual year in which a decade expires and a new one commences — is it January 1, 2020, or 12 months on in 2021 and, anyway, who really cares? — what we hope will be the peace and quiet of St Stephen’s Day brings an opportunity to reflect not only on the country’s 2019 but also on aspects of the Dáil’s less-than-adequate performance since 2010.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
A lot may have changed in the last 20 years, but in many ways, few lessons have been learned from how we lived in the late 1990s and early 2000s, writes.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
Politicians agreed on a rulebook for recapitalising banks after €600bn was spent saving them. But so many exemptions now make it worthless, says.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
says Mario Draghi’s stewardship of the ECB was blighted by the constraints he worked under — and the same problem faces his successor.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Where the problem for economies and financial services is lack of competition, residents of developing countries need to look to their own politicians. The remedy for their woes is not going to come from Mark Zuckerberg, writes.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
We live in a world where investors often operate with incredibly short time horizons.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
Depositors and investors will, by now, realise that the zero interest rate policy being pursued by the European Central Bank (ECB) is having a disastrous effect on pensions, savings and investments.
Sun, 06 Oct, 2019
The ECB is actually concerned that prices are increasing more slowly than it would like, but its ability to raise the rate of inflation is dubious, says
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
When I started working in the world of economics many moons ago, there was a cliched-term often used in popular discourse called ‘Eurosclerosis’. It was a term coined to describe and capture the anaemic growth that had characterised Europe for years.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
No capitalist economy has yet organised for itself arrangements that ensure labour market wages are perceived universally as fair; as day follows night, there will always be a class of workers convinced that their pay — or, for the managerial classes, salary — does not reward sufficiently the value of their labour, and that another group is laughing all the way to the bank clutching needlessly generous remuneration packages.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
The outgoing European Central Bank president is imposing an expansionary monetary policy that may prove detrimental to the region’s economy, writes
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
The ECB meeting last week provided a clear signal that the central bank was moving towards introducing new policy easing measures.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
The ECB is in the spotlight ahead of a meeting today as it ponders making significant moves, including a rate cut that would be earlier than expected, following a survey on the dire health of manufacturing across the eurozone.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
No amount of self-proclaimed ‘optimism’ can hide the truth about Britain’s economy.A no-deal Brexit would only make things much, much worse, writes
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Even though it’s more than a decade since Bertie Ahern harrumphed his infamous advice — “the boom is getting boomier” — the consequences of the madness epitomised by that phrase, and the “soft landings” and “naysayers” slapdowns too, remain chilling, almost as chilling as the idea that a person in his position could so misjudge reality.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019