From left: ECB president Mario Draghi, Finnish prime minister Jyrki Katainen and euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem at the European financial ministers’ meeting in Milanyesterday. Photograph: EPA/Matteo Bazzi

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi yesterday warned euro zone countries that they must continue to implement structural reforms despite p(...)

Arriving in Brussels last Saturday ahead of a summit to choose the next head of the European Council, Taoiseach Enda Kenny was unequivocal about the m(...)

Mortgage holders got a boost yesterday, when the European Central Bank cut interest rates to a record low of 0.05 per cent in an effort to kick-start the ailing euro zone economy. Photograph: Getty

Mortgage holders got a boost yesterday, when the European Central Bank cut interest rates to a record low of 0.05 per cent in an effort to kick-start (...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), pauses during a news conference at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt. Photographer: Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg

The European Central Bank is to embark on a large-scale quantitative easing (QE) programme, following its peers in Britain, Japan and the US, in an at(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), speaks during a news conference at the bank’s headquarters in Frankfurt. Photographer: Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg

European markets cautiously set aside warnings that Russia’s conflict with Ukraine was sliding out of control today, as investors focused on the Europ(...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen walks past a protester at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Moran, Wyoming. Photograph: Bradly Boner/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen highlighted extreme uncertainly about how many more jobs the US economy can create before inflation picks u(...)

US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen tells conference slack remains in labour market following “the largest and most sustained loss of employment” since the Great Depression. Photograph: Reuters

US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has said slack remains in the US labor market even after gains made during the five years of economic recovery. (...)

Mount Moran in Grand Teton National Park seen through a window at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Wyoming. Photograph: Bloomberg

The annual August summits of the world’s top central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, have a dramatic mountain backdrop, but the conference titles ar(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), pauses during a news conference earlier this month. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The euro touched a fresh three-month low against the dollar today as investors awaited comments from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and dig(...)

President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi: Will be the keynote speaker at the event in Sintra, northwest of Lisbon. Photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

When Mario Draghi secludes himself with Europe’s top minds in central banking this week, he won’t be able to escape one question: What next? After all(...)