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      EM currency boost seen as euro weakens

      As the dust settles on the euro in the wake of the European Central Bank’s decision to launch full-blown quantitative...

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      Draghi’s QE is an imperfect compromise for the eurozone

      It was a decent decision given the circumstances, and in one way it exceeded my expectations. Not that it was particularly...

    1. January 25, 2015

      Eurozone’s ‘big bazooka’ could be peashooter

      Mario Draghi’s “big bazooka” could prove to be little more than a peashooter unless institutions such as pension funds and...

    2. January 23, 2015

      No need for hostilities in the phoney currency war

      It is becoming routine. A big central bank embarks on quantitative easing, pumping money into domestic financial markets....

    3. January 23, 2015

      How Europe’s power couple split over QE

      It was in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming that Mario Draghi fell out with Angela Merkel. Last August, the European Central Bank...

    4. January 23, 2015

      Gold gains lustre on haven status

      Every January an asset comes into favour, making gains as sentiment flips with the calendar. As was the case a year ago,...

    5. January 23, 2015

      Should you hedge European exposure?

      This week’s quantitative easing announcement from the European Central Bank and the recent decision by the Swiss central...

    6. January 23, 2015

      Draghi’s bond buying gives cheer for Abruzzo vineyard

      Marina Cvetic, a wine producer from the rolling hills of Abruzzo in central Italy, looks as though she would give Mario...

    7. January 23, 2015

      Draghi’s pledge gives credible hope

      Mario Draghi has kindly mapped out his course for the future. What route does it mean that everyone else should follow? The...

    8. January 23, 2015

      ECB action sends euro to lowest for 11 years

      The euro tumbled the most in more than three years on Friday, hitting 11-year lows as fresh evidence emerged of Germany’s...

    9. Gavyn Davies

      January 23, 2015

      Mr Draghi finally delivers

      And then there were none. On Thursday, the European Central Bank became the last of the major central banks to announce a...

    10. January 23, 2015

      European stocks and bonds march higher

      Friday 21:00 GMT. The upward momentum in European equity and government bond prices generated by Mario Draghi’s bold...

    11. January 22, 2015

      Critics fear ECB quantitative easing will lead to crisis

      Germany has spearheaded resistance to a Mario Draghi bond-buying plan that its citizens fear will set the stage for a bigger...

    12. January 22, 2015

      Europe needs a political union if the euro is to flourish

      Was it more than investors might have hoped for? Definitely. Has Mario Draghi shown he is willing to ignore political...

    13. January 22, 2015

      Mario Draghi’s bond-buying plan outstrips expectations

      It was a long time coming. But in the end, Mario Draghi’s bond-buying plan outstripped expectations. Deep splits on the...

    14. January 22, 2015

      Draghi’s boldness with ECB quantitative easing lifts markets

      Two years ago, Mario Draghi pledged to do “whatever it takes” to preserve the euro. On Thursday, investors saw similar...

    15. January 22, 2015

      Draghi’s bold promise to do what it takes for as long as it takes

      Pity Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank. He is seeking to lead the eurozone to monetary water....

    16. January 22, 2015

      Denmark cuts rates to counter impact of ECB’s quantitative easing

      Denmark on Thursday cut its interest rates for the second time this week, as the last EU country to retain a formal peg to...

    17. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      25 bps in Canada = €1.1 trillion ECB QE?

      The Bank of Canada cut rates yesterday and the European Central Bank announced its sovereign bond-buying scheme today. In...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Draghi pumps up everything with QE

      Mario Draghi could not keep the smile off his face as he announced he had vanquished the hawks at the European Central Bank...

    19. January 22, 2015

      Europe’s banks to determine success or failure of ECB plan

      Europe’s banks — the pipeline between quantitative easing and the real economy — will have a pivotal role in determining the...

    20. January 22, 2015

      Draghi has only done enough for now

      It is not what he did that matters — it is the way that he did it. That will be Mario Draghi’s hope after today’s long...

    21. January 22, 2015

      Merkel refrains from criticising ECB but presses need for reform

      Germany’s most senior politicians refrained from criticising the European Central Bank on Thursday over its decision to...

    22. January 22, 2015

      The ECB can only buy time for Europe’s politicians

      W ith Europe struggling and future expectations turning decisively negative, the European Central Bank surprises markets by...

    23. January 22, 2015

      Draghi opens Europe’s monetary spigot at last

      It has taken far too long for the European Central Bank to embark on quantitative easing but its belated action is no less...

    24. January 22, 2015

      Three deft tricks that earned Draghi his ‘Super Mario’ nickname

      So now we know. Mario Draghi has again proved his authority as European Central Bank president, having pulled off a bigger...

    25. January 22, 2015

      European Central Bank unleashes quantitative easing

      The European Central Bank launched its long-awaited bid to revitalise the eurozone economy and counter deflation with a...

    26. January 22, 2015

      ECB holds rates ahead of QE announcement

      The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, ahead of a landmark announcement on quantitative easing...

    27. The World

      January 22, 2015

      Live blog: The ECB unveils full-scale QE

      This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 15:53 on 22 Jan 2015.It is a momentous day for the European...

    28. January 22, 2015

      Eurozone’s periphery stock indices shine

      Equities indices on the periphery of the eurozone outperformed their peers on Thursday, after the currency area’s central...

    29. January 22, 2015

      Tensions build ahead of ECB launch of QE

      Months of increasingly heated debate over the eurozone’s latest attempt to extricate itself from deflation and weak growth...

    30. The World

      January 22, 2015

      Davos debate focuses on eurozone QE

      There is no doubt what the big issue is at the World Economic Forum on Thursday – the European Central Bank decision on...

    31. January 22, 2015

      Euro nears 11-year low as ECB acts

      The euro moved further toward an 11-year low on Thursday, as Mario Draghi, chairman of the European Central Bank, said it...

    32. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      ECB QE guesswork, cut out and keep edition

      Guesswork from Deutsche (click to enlarge): Updated with a damn fine chart from Credit Agricole: And from BofAML on the size...

    33. January 22, 2015

      Why ECB action is likely to stoke global currency wars

      Will quantitative easing by the European Central Bank succeed? Here’s a tip: watch the euro. Although Mario Draghi,...

    34. January 22, 2015

      Mario Draghi prepares to unveil easing proposals

      The European Central Bank is on Thursday set to follow the lead of the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan and the Bank of...

    35. January 21, 2015

      ECB move lacks the shock and awe factor

      Not for the first time, the European Central Bank is swimming against the tide. It may be about to give up on two years in...

    36. January 21, 2015

      Markets map out well-trodden QE path

      The QE play is well established. As the European Central Bank’s widely-expected announcement of full-blown quantitative...

    37. January 21, 2015

      ECB eyes €50bn monthly bond purchases

      European Central Bank policy makers on Wednesday night debated a plan to buy roughly €50bn of government bonds a month for...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 21, 2015

      FirstFT (Lunch Wrap edition)

      Obama’s State of the Union, the smell of wealth and the growth in British wine guzzling Barack Obama’s State of the Union ...

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