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Economy & Jobs 07-05-2019

Austrian chief economist: ‘A lot can still be done to complete the euro zone’

The Austrian national bank (OeNB) hosted its annual conference on 20 years of the euro on 2 and 3 May. In an interview with EURACTIV, the bank's chief economist explains how the euro zone debt crisis changed the economic "tool box" of the EU currency and spells out the challenges ahead.
Brexit 02-08-2018

Bank of England poised to raise rates in the face of Brexit risk

The Bank of England looks set to raise interest rates on Thursday (2 August) to their highest level since the financial crisis, defying warnings that it is taking a gamble ahead of Brexit, the terms of which remain unclear.
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Economy & Jobs 05-06-2014

ECB cuts interest rate to 0.15%

Speaking to journalists after its monthly Governing Council meeting, ECB president Mario Draghi said that the ECB has decided to cut interest rates to 0.15%.
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EU Priorities 2020 09-05-2014

Draghi hints ECB may act in June, keeps interest rates unchanged

The European Central Bank is ready to take action next month to boost the euro zone economy if updated inflation forecasts merit it, its president said on Thursday, warning outsiders not to pressure the bank into action.
Euro & Finance 02-05-2013

ECB cuts interest rate to shore up flagging economy

The European Central Bank cut interest rates for the first time in 10 months on Thursday (2 May), driven to act by an economy wallowing in recession and freed to do so by sharply falling inflation.