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Economy & Jobs 23-01-2015

Doubts loom over Draghi’s ‘political’ bond-buying scheme

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi grabbed the spotlight on Thursday, as he announced Europe's latest hope to revive its weak economy: the so-called quantitative easing, or a bond-buying scheme of 60 billion euros a month.
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Economy & Jobs 22-01-2015

ECB launches bond-buying scheme of €60 billion per month

The European Central Bank announced on Thursday it will buy bonds worth 60 billion euros per month until September 2016, aiming to achieve a "sustained adjustment in the path of inflation"
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Economy & Jobs 21-01-2015

Molly Scott Cato: new money will create economic activity, but won’t solve the crisis

Ahead of an expected announcement by the European Central Bank of a bond-buying programme, on Thursday, Green MEP Molly Scott Cato said that “creating new money is not the solution” to Europe's debt crisis.
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Economy & Jobs 21-01-2015

Markus Ferber: bond-buying scheme is beyond ECB’s mandate

German EPP MEP Markus Ferber showed strong opposition to the European Central Bank's expected decision to launch a bond-buying scheme on Thursday.
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Economy & Jobs 15-07-2014

Draghi: Rumours are unfounded, I will stay at the ECB

Responding to media speculation over his future, ECB president Mario Draghi said on Monday that rumours about his exit are “unfounded” and come from “interested parties”.
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Banking union 13-09-2013

EC’s Michel Barnier on banking union

Europe took a significant step forward in its ambitions to create a single banking framework for the eurozone on Thursday (12 September) after EU lawmakers granted new powers to the European Central Bank to oversee banks in the currency bloc.
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