Tagged: ECB

ECB move hits Greek stocks

By Dow Jones newswires Athens’ main stock index fell by as much as 9 per cent Thursday, while yields on Greek government bonds soared, indicating that investors see the risk of default rising. Losses...

Greek stocks dive on ECB scuffle

By Dow Jones newswires Athens’ main stock index fell by as much as 9 per cent Thursday, while yields on Greek government bonds soared, indicating that investors see the risk of default rising. Losses...

ECB approves 60bn euros for Greece

By AFP The European Central Bank has given the green light to make up to 60 billion euros ($A88. 1 billion) in emergency liquidity available to Greek banks, a source close to a national...

ECB QE 'could end sooner' if targets met

By Dow Jones newswires Slovenian central bank Governor Bostjan Jazbec told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that the ECB‘s plan to buy EUR60 billion a month in assets including government bonds — known...

Athens plays down ECB move

By Dow Jones newswires Under the rules of Greece‘s current bailout, the final aid installment worth €7 billion can only be released after the troika are satisfied Athens has fulfilled all fiscal and economic...

Greece shows how unpopular shared sovereignty can be: ECB

By Dow Jones newswires The Greek government’s decision to end cooperation with its creditors shows how unpopular it can be to share sovereignty with foreign creditors and accept outside influence on national policy, said...

European stocks slide on Greek news

By AFP “The FTSE has opened sharply lower in early trading following the ECB announcement last night that it will no longer accept Greek bonds as collateral for loans to its commercial banks,” said...

ECB flags unease at its troika role

By Dow Jones newswires In the interview with Les Echos — which was published after the decision of the ECB to no longer accept Greek government bonds as collateral for providing liquidity to banks...

Aust bonds rally on ECB's Greek banks decision

By AAP Mr Plank said the week had been “extremely volatile”, which is likely to continue with the release of the Reserve Bank‘s quarterly statement on monetary policy on Friday, which includes the bank’s...

ECB rejects Greek bonds as collateral for loans

The ECB announcement came just hours after new Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis held his first talks with ECB chief Mario Draghi as part of his push to renegotiate his country’s 240-billion-euro ($350 billion)...