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Lagarde pledges own style as she unveils broad ECB review

12 December, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Christine Lagarde used her first full news conference as head of the European Central Bank on Thursday to promise a broad and open-ended strategic review of the bank’s workings and served notice of a new style in communicating its thinking. After ECB policymakers earlier left its easy money stance unchanged as expected, … Read More

Former England coach, Flower, leaves, ECB, 12 years

Former England coach Flower leaves ECB after 12 years

10 October, 2019 6:26 pm 6:26 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former England coach Andy Flower said on Saturday that he was stepping down from working with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after 12 years. Zimbabwean Flower coached England to Ashes glory three times between 2009 and 2014, with England reaching number one in the test rankings during his five-year spell … Read More


ECB tells UK banks to speed up staff moves to EU as Brexit looms

08 August, 2019 3:26 am 3:26 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – UK banks are significantly behind schedule in moving staff to the European Union ahead of Brexit and risk being caught off guard if Britain leaves without a deal, the European Central Bank (ECB) said on Wednesday. Many London-based banks are having to expand their EU operations to continue doing business in the … Read More

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Asian shares edge up before ECB decision, euro near two-month lows

07 July, 2019 11:02 am 11:02 am

SYDNEY/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares rose but struck a more cautious note than a tech-fueled rally on Wall Street, while the euro stayed near two-month lows as soft economic data fueled hopes the European Central Bank could cut rates at its meeting on Thursday. Japan’s Nikkei touched nearly three-month highs before trimming gains to be … Read More

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Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity on ECB post

07 July, 2019 8:46 pm 8:46 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde announced on Tuesday she had submitted her resignation from the global lender, saying she had more clarity about her nomination to be the next head of the European Central Bank. Lagarde said in a statement her resignation was effective Sept. 12, opening the way for … Read More

Ursula von der Leyen, EU, Commission, Germany, Defence Minister, woman

Germany’s Defence Minister Ursula nominated as first woman to lead EU...

07 July, 2019 10:04 am 10:04 am

BRUSSELS (Web Desk) – European Union leaders have nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, the first woman for the top job, to head up the European Commission as part of a proposal over who should run the EU’s top institutions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “For the position of Commission president, Ursula von … Read More

Stone, England, West Indies, back injury, ECB

England’s Stone out of West Indies tour with back injury

01 January, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England fast bowler Olly Stone has been ruled out of the upcoming tour of West Indies with a back injury and will return home, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. Stone had a scan on Wednesday and was not selected for England’s first warm-up match against Cricket West Indies President’s … Read More