Posts tagged ‘ECB’

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    Why Europe needs Germany’s help

    Germany’s stance toward Europe has become one of rejection and disengagement. Its policymakers deny… more

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    Measuring risk in Europe’s banking stress test

    In November 2014, the ECB published its asset quality review (AQR) and comprehensive… more

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    3 things Europe can learn from Japan

    The decision of the Bank of Japan end of October 2014 to significantly expand its asset-buying programme… more

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    The spillovers of fiscal and monetary policies

    Policymakers in emerging economies have repeatedly complained over the spillover effects of… more

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    How should Europe carry out quantitative easing?

    As Europe moves closer to deflation, the ECB is gradually inching towards outright… more

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    How can Europe avoid secular stagnation?

    Larry Summers crystallized an important question in a recent speech: Has the world economy entered a… more

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    How financial crises develop

    The feedback loop between fiscal and financial instability has been at the core of the… more

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    Where next for Europe’s banking union?

    November 4 marked an important milestone in the Eurozone — the ECB took on direct supervision for the… more

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    Next steps for Europe’s banking union

    The ECB has concluded and published the results of a year-long painstaking process to go through the… more

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    The ECB’s balance sheet commitment

    One month has passed since the announcement of the asset purchase programmes, but pressure for action has… more

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    Why Europe needs a better money measure

    Would you be indifferent between holding cash in your wallet and holding a two-year maturity bond of a… more

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    How should quantitative easing work in Europe?

    It is now a near certainty that, by the end of this year, falling energy and commodity prices will push… more

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    Should the ECB buy government bonds?

    In the summer of 2012, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pledged to do “whatever it takes”… more

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    How to fix the Eurozone’s safety net

    On October 14, as yet another financial storm gathered over Europe, the European Court of Justice convened… more

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    How reliable is the ECB bank assessment?

    The ECB has finalised its assessment of the largest banks in the Eurozone before it… more

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    Should Europe drop its fiscal rules?

    The European Commission and European Council have blinked. Reprimanding France and Italy for their… more

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    Should the ECB be lender of last resort?

    A guiding principle for decision-making in crisis management is “he who pays the… more

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    Europe’s bank stress tests: what next?

    Sunday, October 26 was D-Day for Europe’s banks: at noon in Frankfurt, the European Central Bank… more