Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras  with Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, at a bilateral meeting  in Davos. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/ EPA

The International Monetary Fund has reiterated its call for debt relief for Greece, raising pressure on European countries to cede to Greek demands fo(...)

An electronic screen displays Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), as he speaks during a panel session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Private-sector growth in the euro area slowed to the weakest in almost a year as volatility in financial markets highlighted risks to economic growth,(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi waits for the start of a eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussel on Thursday Photograph: Reuters

The European Central Bank sees scope for further cuts to its deposit rate after the reduction announced last month as inflation risks missing the ECB’(...)

Peter Praet, chief economist at the European Central Bank, admitted that inflation goals have been evasive. Photograph: Bloomberg

The European Central Bank’s chief economist warned of the perils of inaction to avert a slide in prices, as records of the bank’s latest policy meetin(...)

The ECB governor raised worries about the growth prospects of emerging economies. Photograph: Bloomberg

Mario Draghi suggested the euro area may need fresh monetary stimulus by December as a global economic slowdown threatens the currency bloc’s recovery(...)

Demonstrators gather in front of the Greek parliament building in Syntagma Square in Athens to attend an anti-Austerity rally. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Thousands of Greeks staged rival rallies on Friday ahead of a weekend referendum that may decide the country’s future in Europe’s single currency, wit(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, looks on prior to speaking to MPs in Athens, Greece . Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

The European Union’s monetary affairs chief said on Monday that Greece and its EU partners were now closer to an understanding on many areas of reform(...)

 Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB) during a press conference following the meeting of the Governing Council in Frankfurt . Photograph: Daniel Rolanddaniel

The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, holding them at record lows as its money-printing scheme shows early signs of pe(...)

With recent data pointing to a economic turnaround, some financial market traders are already asking when and how the ECB might start scaling down its stimulus

European Central Bank policymakers gathering on Wednesday will examine possible further emergency funding for Greece’s banks as they take stock of a w(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB) during a press conference following the meeting of the Governing Council in Frankfurt. Photograph: Daniel Roland /Getty

European Central Bank (ECB) policymakers have raised concerns that upbeat euro zone growth forecasts issued by their own staff may prove weaker than a(...)