Mario Draghi illustration by Joe Cummings

Mario Draghi became president of the European Central Bank in November 2011, succeeding Jean-Claude Trichet.

Prior to this he worked at the Italian Treasury, the World Bank and Goldman Sachs, also serving as governor of the Bank of Italy.

Draghi prepares for more monetary easing

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

Ian Dicks

Nightmare of Mario Draghi’s crowded trade

It could all go horribly wrong for European equities, says David Oakley

Draghi pledge to boost sluggish inflation

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

Euro softens as investors look to ECB

Paris atrocities expected to increase prospect of more stimulus

Markets diary

Mario Draghi makes an important speech to Frankfurt bankers

Mario Draghi hints at expansion of QE

ECB chief strikes dovish tone as inflation prospects weaken

FX bulls seek green light for euro carry

Market wants a signal from Mario Draghi of further ECB easing

Dollar marches on towards parity with euro

Greenback at seven-month high amid bets on December rate rise

Searching for secular stagnation’s cure

Alan Howard and Jason Cummins on negative rates

The ECB executive must be above suspicion

Central bank needs stricter rules on private contacts with outsiders

Nervous investors pay to lend to Italy

Negative-yielding bonds symptom of fear for global economy

Fed rate anxiety withers investor resolve

Dollar strength and EM weakness are no longer safe assumptions

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

Draghi should consider element of surprise

ECB president faces difficult time with the euro on the rise

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

Communication remains right tool for Draghi

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

Draghi cautious on more QE

Weaker recovery expected even as economic activity picks up

Eurozone races to restructure Greek banks

Corporate depositors may be on the hook after January 1

ECB easing highlights split with US

Draghi’s declaration that he is ready to increase QE contrasts with Fed’s inclination to tighten

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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

Euro ‘spanked’ after Draghi dovish on ECB

Lower forecasts for growth and inflation put pressure on currency

Downbeat Draghi ready to beef up QE

ECB downgrades eurozone growth and inflation projections

As it happened – Draghi’s ECB press conference

Central bank holds rates at record low

Dollar firms with two-day China holiday

Diverging monetary policy between Europe and US also a factor

Low inflation adds to ECB conundrum

Downgrades set to dominate governing council meeting

Currency war heating up for yen and euro

China economy and weaker renminbi twin threats for Japan and EU

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Democracy at the heart of fight for Greece

Desire to keep the euro but with different policies is unacceptable to eurozone elite, writes Martin Sandbu

Draghi avows role as guardian of euro

ECB chief pleases neither German hawks nor Greek sympathisers

More than one way to skin a Greek loan

Creditors disagree over Greek debt relief

Draghi stands by Greece’s place in euro

Limit on emergency loans to Greek banks raised by €900m

Greece’s stopgap loans remain — for now

ECB’s €89bn emergency loans have kept lenders from collapse

Eurozone market calm clouds ‘Grexit’ risks

Beijing’s inability to stifle rout provides grim counsel for ECB

ECB ready with anti-contagion arsenal

Faith in bank policy at heart of mild reaction to Greek debt crisis

ECB tries to shun role of executioner

Central bank alters lifeline terms as banks run out of cash