Posts Tagged ‘european-central’

Euro Zone Banks Reluctant to Return ECB Funds

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Eurozone end-of-year financial market tensions have been highlighted by the European Central Bank’s failure to reabsorb funds it has spent on buying government bonds to combat the region’s debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.

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Euro Zone Banks Reluctant to Return ECB Funds

Trichet Opposes Europe’s New Fiscal Rule Plans

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet does not fully support plans for new fiscal rules in the EU circulated this week, the ECB said on Thursday.

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Spain Banks’ ECB Borrowing Surges to Record High

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Borrowing by Spanish banks from the European Central Bank surged in June to a new record high, indicating tight access to funding before the expiry of 442 billion euros in one-year ECB loans at the start of July.

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ECB Seen Keeping Cool Under Stress Test Grilling

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The European Central Bank will face pressure on Thursday to say whether Europe-wide stress tests on banks will be tough enough to convince markets of their worth but is likely to offer little beyond soothing words.

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ECB Seen Keeping Cool Under Stress Test Grilling

ECB Holds Rate; Market Looks for Reassurance

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

The European Central Bank will be under pressure on Thursday to explain how it plans to stop the Greek debt crisis from engulfing other euro zone member states.

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ECB Holds Rate; Market Looks for Reassurance