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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.

ECB will not ‘surrender’ to low inflation

Draghi reinforces his case for action next month

Draghi puts case for another easing

ECB president says weak inflation justifies more action

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We are the QE generation

Unconventional monetary policy loosening may be with us for life, warns David Oakley

Yen falls as central banks dominate FX

BoJ move is the latest attempt to end decades of on-off deflation

German short-term bond yields hit new lows

Market pushes further into negative rates territory

Draghi defends ECB monetary easing policy

Impact of strategy on economy substantial, says central bank chief

Time looks ripe for Italian bonds

Analysts argue concern over country’s banking sector is overdone

Draghi defends Fed over US rate rise

ECB chief says move by US central bank was ‘flawlessly executed’

Draghi confident on Europe’s migrants crisis

New entrants can ease demographic problems, says ECB president

European Central Bank (ECB) president Draghi arrives for a news conference after a meeting of the ECB Governing Council in St Julian's, outside Valletta...European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi arrives for a news conference after a meeting of the ECB Governing Council in St Julian's, outside Valletta, Malta, October 22, 2015. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday monetary policy alone cannot solve the euro zone's economic problems and called on member countries to take additional actions alongside. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi MALTA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN MALTA

Dovish Draghi regains his poise

Markets still wary of ECB’s willingness to act decisively

Draghi hints at more stimulus in March

ECB chief’s comments spur equities rebound after rates kept on hold

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Week Ahead: Economic outlook

Tighter BoE policy less likely

Inflation setback puts pressure on ECB

Headline figure stable at 0.2% in year to December, below 2% target

Economists doubt more ECB QE in 2016

FT poll shows nearly half think central bank will do nothing

Cameron clears way for 2016 Brexit poll

PM says Britain ‘well on our way to a deal’ after EU summit

Draghi stands ready for further stimulus

Comments are the latest to counter disappointment in markets

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The challenges of central bank divergence

The US is years ahead of the EU in recovery and so at a different stage of the monetary policy cycle

Europe’s investors look to Fed for relief

Draghi’s slender QE expansion makes a US rate rise more likely

Why QE won’t work for the eurozone

Easing will have limited impact on currency area’s real economy

Draghi regains poise after market wobble

ECB head defends QE after accusations that he has lost his magic

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High yield loves underwhelming easing

Mario Draghi’s quantitative easing will benefit the asset class, says David Oakley

Draghi sends clear message to markets

ECB head signals that he will get what he wants — higher inflation

Cameron’s EU currency call alarms ECB

Draghi worried push to rewrite treaty could damage euro project

Forecasts revisited after ECB surprise

Fallout from ‘Draghi disappointment’ concentrates on currencies

Draghi errs on the side of caution

Having prepped investors for a bazooka, he fired a popgun

ECB stimulus underwhelming but not trivial

Bank faced German opposition and fears of doing too much too soon

Draghi and challenge of great expectations

Markets wanted further stimulus, but the ECB direction is correct

ECB vows to extend QE until March 2017

Central bank lowers inflation forecasts

German short-term yields hit record low

Expectations of ECB loosening raises selling pressure on euro

ECB officials face ban before meetings

Board members barred from market contact in run-up to decisions

QE opponents could dilute ECB stimulus

Voting quirks leave president Draghi with fewer allies

Low eurozone inflation paves way for more QE

Core inflation falls to 0.9 per cent in the year to November

Low confidence drags on eurozone recovery

Slowing growth overshadows improvements as EM risks loom

Euro looks like it has further to fall

Selling the single currency and buying dollars is the number one trade in most banks’ 2016 outlooks, writes Katie Martin

ECB ponders economic stimulus options

Central bank eyes raising QE and rate cut

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

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

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