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ECB  policymakers suggest  a combination of measures may be needed to prop up the euro zone economy as recent indicators paint an even bleaker picture of the outlook. Photograph: iStock

Banks in the euro zone will get more time to set aside cash to cover for loans that have gone or will go unpaid after the European Central Bank bowed (...)

The Bank of Japan’s decision to reduce rates to zero to reboot Japan’s flagging economy in 1999 was seen as radical at the time and looked on by US and European central bankers as a kind of Japanese idiosyncrasy, not to be tried anywhere else

This year, fittingly, marks the 20th anniversary of Japan’s zero interest rate policy (ZIRP). The Bank of Japan’s decision to reduce rates to zero to (...)

ECB president Mario Draghi: he  has signalled  that all options are on the table, including a potential restart of quantitative easing. Photograph:  Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

Euro area inflation was weaker than initially reported in July, raising pressure on European Central Bank policy-makers to consider more stimulus in S(...)

A view of  the New York Stock Exchange on August 14th. Photograph:  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Stock markets globally were glad earlier this week to see that Donald Trump wasn’t prepared to cancel Christmas. Equities, which have had a bumpy ris(...)

Wall Street stocks tried to move higher on Thursday. Photograph: AFP

The Iseq stock market index in Dublin and wider European equity markets fell on Thursday as investors became increasingly worried about the global eco(...)

Financial markets have been rattled this week by data  from both Germany and China. Photograph: iStock

The market interest rate on Irish Government bonds plunged to a fresh all-time low on Thursday on talk of more aggressive than expected stimulus measu(...)

The ECB said in a statement that it “takes data security extremely seriously”. Photograph: Bloomberg

Hackers have embarrassed the European Central Bank by breaching one of its websites, installing malware on to the site and stealing the contact detail(...)

Swedish and EU flag outside the Swedish Parliament. Stockholm on Wednesday sold 1.5 billion Swedish krona (€140 million) of government bonds with an average yield of minus 0.295 per cent

Sweden has joined the club of countries that have sold 10-year debt at a negative yield in a sign of how the dramatic rally in the global fixed-income(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi has received criticism in Germany for the Frankfurt-regulator’s QE programme, which has impacted on interest rates. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

The State, which was locked out of financial markets almost a decade ago as the cost of bank bailouts soared, this week joined a growing club of Europ(...)

 President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi: recognises the limitations of monetary policy in fixing the euro zone’s ills. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach

The European Central Bank will doubtless cut its overnight deposit rate even deeper than the current -0.4 per cent at its next meeting in September. T(...)

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