Peter Praet

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Spanish minister of economic affairs  Luis de Guindos  Photograph: Getty Images

The European Central Bank’s second-highest post is Spain’s to lose, a survey of euro-area governments indicates. Portugal, Malta, Slovakia and Latvia(...)

Ireland’s first ECB board member? While Spain looks well placed to secure the next vacancy for its economy minister Luis de Guindos, Central Bank Governor Philip Lane is also thought to be in contention. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Euro area governments will kick off the process on Monday of finding a successor to Vítor Constâncio as vice-president of the European Central Bank w(...)

Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane (left) with deputy governor Sharon Donnery. Both are tipped for key roles with the European Central Bank. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government is facing an interesting game of poker, as a string of top jobs come up at the European Central Bank over the next two years. The first(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), arrives ahead of a Eurogroup meeting of European finance ministers in Luxembourg . Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The head of the European Central Bank defended a pledge to keep interest rates at rock bottom, batting back German calls for a speedy exit from years (...)

Benoît Cœuré, board member of the European Central Bank. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The European Central Bank should not wait too long before paring back stimulus once it is convinced that inflation has recovered, and it could in theo(...)

The euro fell for the first time in four days after Mr Praet said there was still scope for lower interest rates.

The European Central Bank still has room to cut interest rates should the euro area’s economic recovery falter, Executive Board member Peter Praet sai(...)

Peter Praet, chief economist at the European Central Bank, admitted that inflation goals have been evasive. Photograph: Bloomberg

The European Central Bank’s chief economist warned of the perils of inaction to avert a slide in prices, as records of the bank’s latest policy meetin(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. European shares are lower today as investors await the latest developments in Paris

European investors edged back into safer assets on Wednesday as a shootout between French police and militants suspected of involvements in the Paris(...)

Euro-area government bonds rose after European Central Bank Executive Board member Peter Praet said policy makers would “forcefully react” to defend (...)

 Chinese shares, the epicentre of recent financial market tremors, were solidly higher for most of the day, though they were off session highs in afternoon trade. (ROLEX DELA PENA/EPA)

Asian stocks rose on Thursday as a sharp rebound on Wall Street eased fears of a protracted global market rout, while the dollar steadied as risk app(...)

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