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Philip Lane will be in charge of monitoring the 19 national economies of the single currency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Mario Draghi will likely end his eight years at the helm of the European Central Bank (ECB) helm in October without raising rates once. His last board(...)

Axel Weber, chairman of Swiss bank UBS. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

The Institute of International Finance’s (IIF) chairman, Axel Weber, has warned that a no-deal Brexit must be avoided, even it means stopping the cloc(...)

 The headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. Deutsche’s shares have fallen by nearly two-fifths this year, reducing its market capitalisation to below €20bn

Shares in Germany’s troubled Deutsche Bank jumped by up to 6 per cent on Friday following a magazine report that JPMorgan and Industrial and Commercia(...)

The clock is ticking on Mario Draghi’s tenure as ECB president - but who will replace him? Photograph: STEPHANIE LECOCQ/EPA

Northern Europe’s claim for a turn at leading euro-area monetary policy in the era after Mario Draghi advanced over the weekend as two of its contend(...)

Denis O’Brien  described Brexit as “Dunkirk without the ships” for the UK.

Dublin is in the midst of an office-market bubble and there “won’t be enough” people to put in them, businessman Denis O’Brien has said. “Every time (...)

The European ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly. Photograph: Maxwell’s

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi should give up his membership of the opaque Group of 30 consultative body because it risks hurting public(...)

While sceptics have called bitcoin’s rapid advance a bubble, it has become too big an asset for many financial firms to ignore.

UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, isn’t prepared to make portfolio allocations to bitcoin because of a lack of government oversight, the bank’s(...)

Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

What do you get a lady for her 60th birthday when she already owns 3,381 tons of gold? Such are the first-world problems today when Germans mark the f(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank: his membership of the elite group of 30  “raises serious questions about the transparency of the ECB’s activities”,  says European Parliament member Brian Hayes.  Photograph: Peti Kollanyi/Bloomberg

The European ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, is investigating the involvement of European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi in a group known as the(...)

The over-arching theme at Davos this year is ‘The new global context’. Photograph: EPA

Attending the World Economic Forum at Davos is tough if you’re not a one-percenter. Companies pay about 600,000 francs (€607,560) for a pass th(...)

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