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ECB launches new round of ultra-cheap loans for banks

ECB launches new round of ultra-cheap loans for banks

The European Central Bank on Wednesday launched a new round of ultra-cheap loans for banks in a fresh move to kick-start sluggish credit in the single currency area. 

ECB pours cash into company bonds to boost eurozone

ECB pours cash into company bonds to boost eurozone

Having already slashed interest rates to below zero and pumped massive amounts of cash into financial markets, it started to directly finance businesses by buying their debt in the bond market.

Banned Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria appeals to BCCI for help: Report

Banned Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria appeals to BCCI for help: Report

Banned Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has reportedly sought the help of powerful Indian cricket board so that his honour is restored and return to the game he loved.

Ready to act using all instruments available: ECB President Mario Draghi

Ready to act using all instruments available: ECB President Mario Draghi

 In the latest, ECB has left the interest rates at record low. ECB President Mario Draghi expected inflation to pick up in second half of 2016. 

 

Eurozone inflation still negative at 0.1% in May

Eurozone inflation still negative at 0.1% in May

Eurozone inflation remained in negative territory in May, data showed Tuesday, providing further evidence that the European Central Bank`s unprecedented stimulus efforts are slow to work.

ECB bond-buying scheme faces new lawsuit in Germany

ECB bond-buying scheme faces new lawsuit in Germany

A group of German businessmen and academics are taking the European Central Bank to court over its controversial bond-buying programme, their lawyer said on Tuesday.

Joe Root has been named England`s Test and ODI cricketer of the year at the England Cricket Board`s annual awards

Joe Root has been named England`s Test and ODI cricketer of the year at the England Cricket Board`s annual awards

Root beat off competition from fellow nominees Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes for the Test cricket award, with Jos Buttler and David Willey his rivals for the ODI award.

ECB named uncapped duo Jake Ball, James Vince for home series against Sri Lanka

ECB named uncapped duo Jake Ball, James Vince for home series against Sri Lanka

Vince comes into the team in place of the retired James Taylor, while Ball is the joint-leading wicket taker in Division One this season with 19 wickets.

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

Edwards is also the most capped player in the women's game, with 309 international appearances.

Mohammad Aamir: PCB begins efforts to get UK visa for speedster

Mohammad Aamir: PCB begins efforts to get UK visa for speedster

Butt, Asif and Aamir were all found guilty of spot fixing during the fourth test against England at Lords in August, 2010 and later banned for a minimum of five-years by the International Cricket Council.

European Central Bank scraps 500-euro note

European Central Bank scraps 500-euro note

The European Central Bank on Wednesday said it would stop producing and issuing 500-euro banknotes, amid fears that the violet-coloured bills were favoured by criminals for money laundering and even terrorist financing.

Growth in eurozone private sector slows slightly: ECB

Growth in eurozone private sector slows slightly: ECB

Growth of loans to the private sector in the euro area slowed slightly in March, European Central Bank data showed on Wednesday.

ECB keeps rates unchanged at record low as expected

ECB keeps rates unchanged at record low as expected

The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged as expected on Thursday, holding them at record lows as it prints money to lift the economy and raise inflation

Critical voices within ECB council over policy action, minutes show

Critical voices within ECB council over policy action, minutes show

Critical voices were raised within the European Central Bank`s governing council over some of the new stimulus measures rolled out at its last meeting, the minutes of that March meeting showed on Thursday. 

ECB's Draghi cautions future of global economy uncertain

ECB's Draghi cautions future of global economy uncertain

The future of the global economy remains uncertain and there are questions about Europe`s ability to weather new shocks, the president of the European Central Bank said in its annual report on Thursday

Brexit risks taking multi-trillion euro trading from London

The ECB is determined to tackle an anomaly dating from 1999 when Britain opted out of the euro`s launch: a dominant share of trading in the currency it issues goes on outside its jurisdiction in London.

 European shares fall as mining stocks and Casino decline

European shares fall as mining stocks and Casino decline

European shares fell on Monday, as a decline in the share prices of major mining stocks and in French supermarket operator Casino weighed on the region`s stock markets

ECB stimulus has created 80,000 French jobs: Bank of France Chief

ECB stimulus has created 80,000 French jobs: Bank of France Chief

France`s central bank chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau said Monday that contested economy-boosting measures by the European Cental Bank had produced "tangible results", including tens of thousands of French jobs

ECB chief economist says `shocks` could spark more rate cuts

The ECB could further slash its super-low interest rates if the economic outlook worsens, its chief economist Peter Praet said Friday, stressing the bank still has ammunition to fight deflation.