Worsening pandemic poses 'serious risks', ECB's Lagarde warns
European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde warned on Thursday that the pandemic still poses "serious risks" to the eurozone economy as concerns grow about new virus variants and sluggish vaccination campaigns.
Digital euro could happen 'within five years': Lagarde
A digital euro should be a reality within five years, European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde said Wednesday.
ECB warns against 'abrupt' end to pandemic aid
The European Central Bank warned Wednesday that a premature withdrawal of government support to the eurozone's pandemic-hit economies could derail the recovery and trigger a wave of bankruptcies.
ECB's Lagarde sees 'unsteady' recovery despite vaccine hope
European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde on Wednesday warned of an "unsteady" eurozone recovery from the pandemic despite "encouraging" news about a vaccine.
ECB's Lagarde urges inflation goal 'public can understand'
European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that the eurozone should have an inflation goal "that the public can easily understand" and is calculated in a way that better reflects people's everyday lives.
ECB's Lagarde lauds EU for 'stepping up' with recovery plan
European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday praised EU leaders for agreeing on a huge recovery plan for their coronavirus-ravaged economies, saying it showed the bloc "steps up and comes together" in times of crisis.
Macron, Merkel agree €500-bn virus recovery plan for Europe
France and Germany proposed Monday a 500-billion-euro ($542-billion) fund to finance the recovery of the European Union's economy from the devastation wrought by the coronavirus crisis.
Lagarde says ECB 'undeterred' by German QE ruling
The European Central Bank is "undeterred" by a German Constitutional Court ruling critical of its government bond-buying programme and will do "whatever is necessary" to support the eurozone economy through the coronavirus crisis, president Christine Lagarde said Thursday.