European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde speaking on screen during a meeting of the Franco-German Parliamentary Assembly. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP

Europe’s economic rebound is uncertain and uneven, requiring “very careful” assessment of incoming data, including the evolution of the coronavirus pa(...)

Eurogroup president Paschal Donohoe speaking at the meeting of euro-zone finance ministers. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/AFP

Minister for finance Paschal Donohoe has called for “unprecedented European solutions” that match the unprecedented challenge the continent faces in t(...)

ECB chief economist Philip Lane and French central bank chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau both highlighted risks from a strong currency. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

European Central Bank policymakers warned on Friday against complacency over low inflation and highlighted risks from a strong euro, nuancing the bank(...)

The UK currency added 0.3 per cent against the dollar at $1.2842 (€1.12) in early Friday trading.

Sterling steadied on Friday as fears over a disorderly Brexit returned to the fore, as risks mount that the UK will renege on its withdrawal agreement(...)

In New York, the S&P 500 fell in volatile trading as heavyweight tech-related stocks slipped after a sharp rebound in the previous session. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP Photo

Major European bourses closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) kept its policy rates unchanged and said its existing stimulus (...)

A laptop displays Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), during a live stream video of the central bank’s virtual rate decision news conference in Frankfurt on Thursday. Photograph: Bloomberg

European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde said the surging euro must be monitored for its impact on prices, but she didn’t signal any pressing(...)

Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank.  Governors of the ECB are expected  to prepare the ground for new stimulus, armed with a new set of forecasts on the bloc’s sluggish recovery and with the coronavirus pandemic resurging. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP via Getty Images

European stocks fluctuated as investors waited for the outcome of the European Central Bank meeting that could signal more stimulus given weak inflati(...)

European stocks started the week on the front foot following rockier trading in the Asia session and a global markets sell-off last week led by big US(...)

The future of Europe will be a struggle between the North and the South. Pictured Angela Merkel and Mario Draghi. Photograph: Silas Stein/POOL/AFP

While we are still convulsed over Phil Hogan, the EU has moved on. This week, the powerful head of the German Bundesbank, Jens Weidman, sought to refr(...)

The Jackson Hole resort will not be hosting the annual get together of central bankers this year.

Central bankers’ annual gathering at the Rocky Mountain resort of Jackson Hole in late August has often served as a crisis-fighting forum - from the c(...)

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