Incoming Central Bank governor Gabriel Makhlouf.

After Gabriel Makhlouf finishes wandering around the Central Bank’s headquarters in Dublin’s north docklands on his first day on Monday and negotiates(...)

The leadership of the Single Supervisory Mechanism will change on January 1st. Photograph: Reuters

The European Central Bank’s next big appointment will cast a shadow that’s long enough to influence who succeeds Mario Draghi as president. Applicati(...)

The ECB currently intends to keep buying debt at a pace of €30 billion a month until at least September. Photograph: iStock

European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet has confirmed that next week’s policy meeting will be pivotal for reaching a decision on when to end(...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank, is a holder of a doctorate in economics. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is unlikely to put a name forward for upcoming openings at the top of the euro-zone’s banking supervision authority, as it concentrates(...)

Luis de Guindos, Spain’s finance minister, arrives for a Eurogroup meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels, Belgium last month.   Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos, the longtime frontrunner to become the next vice president of the European Central Bank, is facing some resi(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi addresses an ECB news conference . Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

The European Central Bank will decide early next year whether to take further action to revive the euro zone’s economy, its president said on Thursday(...)

Sabine Lautenschlaeger: displayed a certain hawkishness on of low interest rates

The European Parliament is expected to rule today on the appointment of the first woman to the executive board of the European Central Bank. The candi(...)

Executive Board Member of the European Central Bank (ECB), Joerg Asmussen said yesterday that he would quit his job as an executive board member  to accept a Deputy Labour Ministry job in the new German government for “purely private family reasons”. (Photograph: REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski)

Joerg Asmussen is to leave the European Central Bank’s Executive Board for a government position, depriving President Mario Draghi of a key German all(...)