Tag Archives: European Central Bank’

Pound to bounce 5.5 percent if Brexit deal struck

11 November, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling will rise around 5.5 percent against the dollar if Britain and the European Union agree a divorce deal but will sink more than 6 percent if no agreement is reached. As predicted in numerous Reuters FX polls ahead of the June 2016 referendum, when Britons shocked markets by voting to part … Read More

ECB should keep policy options open regardless of Fed: Villeroy

10 October, 2018 9:21 am 9:21 am

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – The European Central Bank should keep its policy options open and not let itself be influenced by the Federal Reserve, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Sunday. Encouraged by a recovery in euro zone inflation, the ECB expects to stop adding to its 2.6 trillion euro (£2.3 trillion) … Read More

Digital revolution has only small impact on inflation: ECB’s Weidmann

09 September, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Rapid technological advances cut inflation only marginally and temporarily, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said , weighing in on one of the biggest debates in modern central banking. With much of the industrialized world struggling with anemic inflation levels, some economists argue that rapid technological development keeps a lid on prices, forcing central … Read More