European Central Bank

European Central Bank makes another large interest rate hike

The ECB has now raised rates for the 19-country euro area by a full 2 percentage points in just three months, underlining its determination to stamp out the record inflation.

published on : 27th October 2022

European Central Bank makes largest-ever interest rate hike

After reaching a record 9.1% in August, inflation may rise into double digits in coming months, economists say.

published on : 8th September 2022

Winners and losers of the European Central Bank's rate hike

All eyes are on debt-saddled Italy, whose bond yields have already shot up against benchmark German bunds.

published on : 18th July 2022

Ready to stamp out surging inflation: Europe Central Bank 

Other central banks around the world, including the US Federal Reserve, have moved quicker than the ECB. But they face the threat of spurring a recession as they make borrowing more expensive.

published on : 29th June 2022

Fed's outsized rate hike may be a recipe for recession

This is exactly what the Reserve Bank of India wanted to avoid and acted just in time raising rates last month but the larger issue is how long the tightening cycle will last.

published on : 17th June 2022

Asia shares, crude oil buoyant; euro near three-month lows

Global share markets have been on an uptrend since the start of the year, helped by solid corporate earnings and positive economic data across major countries.

published on : 30th October 2017