European Central Bank
Lagarde thanks EU leaders after ECB confirmation
Incoming European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde tweeted her "sincere thanks" to EU leaders Friday after the European Council made official her appointment as next president of the Frankfurt institution.
European Parliament approves Lagarde as next ECB chief
The European Parliament on Tuesday approved outgoing IMF chief Christine Lagarde as the next boss of the European Central Bank, which last week announced massive stimulus for the sluggish eurozone despite divisions among its governors.
Trump win 'not a good day for world economy' says ECB's Nowotny
Donald Trump's shock election win in the United States "is not a good day for the world economy" and could force the European Central Bank "to intervene", governing council member Ewald Nowotny said Wednesday.
ECB to hold course as Brexit squalls remain on horizon
The European Central Bank, comforted by better-than-expected data since Britain's vote to quit the EU, will keep drastic monetary policy changes in reserve at a meeting next week, analysts predicted.