ECB’s bond-buying plan

The European Central Bank intends to purchase more than €1tn in assets, including government and private sector bonds, by September next year during a programme of QE aimed at revitalising the eurozone economy and countering deflation

Dollar and euro diverge from Draghi effect

Transatlantic economic split may be approaching its limit

Draghi prepares for more monetary easing

The ECB should give QE more time and more firepower to work

Bond issuance in euros hits six-year high

Investment grade companies race to sell debt ahead of any ECB QE2

Draghi pledge to boost sluggish inflation

Comments seen as preparing markets for souped-up QE next month

ECB considered more QE, minutes show

Accounts buoy hopes bank will ramp up stimulus

Not too much of a good thing

The European Cental Bank is right to consider more stimulus

Hints get heavy for ECB’s hard task ahead

Investors ask what more can be achieved by additional stimulus

Germany sells debt at record low yield

Move reflects investors’ expectation of ECB deposit rate cut

ECB ready to cut negative rates further

Another reduction expected in effort to combat low inflation

Mario Draghi hints at expansion of QE

ECB chief strikes dovish tone as inflation prospects weaken

Europe eyes prospect of even lower rates

Economists say a 10bp cut to ECB deposit rate has been priced in

The ECB executive must be above suspicion

Central bank needs stricter rules on private contacts with outsiders

Beijing aids ECB with German bond sell-off

Move by Chinese central bank helps €1.1tn easing programme

Costly mistakes

The difference the right (or wrong!) policies can make

Draghi must be more unconventional

The eurozone’s economic recovery is again weakening before it really started

ECB triggers powerful market reaction

Investors relish prospect of central bank largesse

Draghi sends bond yields to new lows

Prospect of more QE puts two-year debt into negative territory

Draghi sees four threats to eurozone

Dangers to bloc now different from just a year ago

Draghi signals ECB ready to extend QE

Threats to eurozone to be re-examined at December meeting

Eurozone must look beyond monetary policy

ECB president is right to call for more concentrated growth efforts

ECB meets to consider expanding QE

Emerging market volatility threatens the eurozone’s economy

Resilient euro casts doubt on ‘Super’ Mario’s policy aims

‘Cornered’ ECB has three QE options: extend it, expand it or cut the deposit rate

ECB sees signs of thaw in bank lending

Growth in business loans boosts eurozone recovery hopes

Watch Bund yields as ECB eyes more easing

Nowotny comments spark further debate on eurozone QE

Chart: On a roll (US Barclays Aggregate bond vields v Fed Funds target rate)

Central bank policy divergence to widen

As Fed prepares for lift-off the ECB may yet extend QE

ECB keeps faith in eurozone recovery

Policymakers want more time to decide whether to lift €1.1tn QE

Communication remains right tool for Draghi

The case for further stimulus is not yet clear. Better to watch and wait

Eurozone deflation stirs talk of QE boost

Energy cost slide of 8.9 per cent drives fall in prices

What if the Fed is wrong?

If the Fed does raise rates this year, their judgment had better be right, writes Gavyn Davies

ECB drops Deutsche and SSgA for ABS buys

Amundi and ING retained to purchase asset-backed securities

Focus shifts to further ECB stimulus

Central bank may take time before upping pace of asset purchases

Global sovereign debt rally on dovish Fed

Investors anticipate further monetary stimulus in Europe

Money-making scheme must be made of stronger stuff

Most of the macroeconomic effect of QE has already occurred

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ECB quantitative easing: Failure to spark

Despite cheap credit and low interest rates, many companies say it is still too early to spend

Draghi hands markets a gift

ECB stands ready to bolster €60bn per month QE programme

Downbeat Draghi ready to beef up QE

ECB downgrades eurozone growth and inflation projections

Low inflation adds to ECB conundrum

Downgrades set to dominate governing council meeting

Weak eurozone inflation revives QE debate

Headline inflation remains unchanged at 0.2%

European yields up after refocus on growth

Chinese stock market convulsions fail to disturb sovereign bonds

ECB sees ‘few signs’ of slowdown in China

Vice-president Constâncio plays down fears over Chinese equities