Ken Wattret

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Erkki Liikanen, the former Bank of Finland governor, is the most likely  candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, according to economists

Erkki Liikanen, the former Bank of Finland governor, is the most likely – but not necessarily the best – candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as presiden(...)

Danske, Denmark’s biggest bank, says it’s been inundated by calls from offshore investors and several hedge funds seeking advice on how to profit from the latest developments in currency markets.

Denmark is trying to silence currency speculators as the government and central bank insist the Nordic country won’t follow Switzerland in severing i(...)

Angela Merkel: remains privately sceptical about ECB bond-buying in principle

The European Central Bank is set to unveil a programme of mass bond-buying next week to save the euro zone from deflation, but has bowed to German pre(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi: made clear that an increase in the cost of borrowing was off the agenda. Photograph:  Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg

The diverging paths of the main central banks were highlighted yesterday as the European Central Bank left the door open to further easing at a time w(...)