European Central Bank

Germany just took major steps to stabilize and stimulate the economy, and the United States may want to follow suit.
Jon C. Ogg
While the interest rate environment in the United States is still expected to remain stable for most or all of 2020, there are still likely to be negative interest rates outside of the United States....
Jon C. Ogg
The European Central Bank was expected to lower interest rates, and it delivered. This is after interest rates in Europe already had been below zero in many of the bond issues.
Jon C. Ogg
Explaining negative interest rates is arcane, almost as if it were medieval times and peasants were so desperate to protect their few coins they own from brigands and warlords that they were willing...
Jon C. Ogg
Deutsche Bank could be seeking to lower its minimum capital ratio requirements. The move may create a bad precedent, but it could allow for it to more easily contend with regulators if and when it...
Jon C. Ogg
The total value of bonds and notes in Europe with negative interest rates is back on the rise as its economy continues to trickle lower, and that is a problem.
Jon C. Ogg
The federal funds rate remaining steady, along with additional outside interest rate pressures, could be a further supportive action for the price of gold for the remainder of 2019.
Jon C. Ogg
The European Central Bank has announced that its interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain...
Jon C. Ogg
The price gyrations might not have been as extreme as in years past, but central banks were major gold buyers in 2018. Here are the 15 nations and government-related entities that dominate the global...
Jon C. Ogg
The British Parliament delivered a very wide defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal terms. For the time being, at least, Britain will remain in the European Union.
Jon C. Ogg
Greek shares traded lower on Tuesday ahead of a confidence vote for Greece's government set for Wednesday night.
Jon C. Ogg
Germany's Federal Statistics Office reported that industrial production in November marked the third consecutive month with declines.
Jon C. Ogg
In Riga, Latvia, this morning, the European Central Bank announced that it will leave its 0% interest rate unchanged. The bank also said it will begin winding down is asset purchase program in...
Paul Ausick
The European Central Bank voted to leave interest rates and its policies unchanged on Thursday.
Jon C. Ogg
It turns out that the rumors that China was going to stop or seriously slow down its buying of Treasuries isn't true. That being said, there are still other risks to weigh for interest rates.
Jon C. Ogg