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

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

Greek bonds rally on hopes of QE buying

Investors bet on inclusion in ECB programme after rescue deal

ECB signals inflation turning point

Bank’s minutes indicate easing of deflation pressures

European QE ‘no good’ for infrastructure

European Central Bank’s bond buying is crowding out pension funds

ECB urged to use firepower aggressively

IMF warns that Greece could still flare up as crisis point

QE inflating house bubble, warns study

Germany, Norway and the UK judged most at risk

Europe is the falling knife you can catch

Stocks now look cheap in Europe but China appears too risky

ECB adds state companies to QE buying

Expansion would increase substantially central bank’s firepower

Eurozone inflation dips in June

Price pressures remain weak, showing policy makers’ challenges

ECB must resist call to smooth bond moves

A QE buying spree might push up inflation expectations further

European court backs ECB bond-buying

Verdict seals central bank win against German opposition

German industrialists fear cheap money

Groups warn ECB campaign could create ‘another bubble’

Draghi denies ECB market leaks

Central bank chief says bond information was already public

Draghi says ‘get used to’ bond volatility

Bund yields at 8-month high on ECB head’s comments

Why optimism on Europe looks justified

There is less fear of outright deflation than at start of year, writes Stephanie Flanders

Periphery holds while centre falls apart

QE has induced volatility in German bonds and relative calm elsewhere

ECB steps up pace of bond buying

Euro sinks as bank says it will increase purchases

European QE is a threat to pensions

Comfortable retirement for millions of European citizens at risk

Draghi perches on both sides of the fence

QE is so far working well in Europe, whatever its supposed side-effects

Have bonds reached a tipping point?

Only if market liquidity proves poorer than many fear or the Fed forces the issue

Central banks warned against ‘blind’ risk

Draghi alert to danger of financial instability and inequality

Explainer: German bond yields

Why Berlin’s cost of borrowing has shot up in the past few days

German bonds measure success of ECB QE

Big swings in 10-year Bund yields of late could have wide repercussions

Recovery hopes drive Europe bond sell-off

Yields rise on German Bunds and periphery debt alike

Riksbank expands QE to boost recovery

Sweden’s bank hints rates could fall further

Corporate bonds laid low by QE indigestion

Reverse Yankee deals underperform

Greek worries cast shadow on bonds

Borrowing costs for countries such as Spain and Italy have risen