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Λαγκάρντ: Σταματήστε τα μέτρα στήριξης και η ΕΚΤ θα μειώσει τον πληθωρισμό

Την έκκλησή της προς τα κράτη μέλη της Ευρωζώνης να σταματήσουν άμεσα, αλλά συντονισμένα, τα μέτρα στήριξης σε νοικοκυριά και επιχειρήσεις, ώστε η Ευρωπαϊκή Κεντρική Τράπεζα να καταφέρει να μειώσει τον πληθωρισμό, επανέλαβε για νιοστή φορά η πρόεδρος της ΕΚΤ Κριστίν Λαγκάρντ.

Σε επίπεδα ρεκόρ τα επιτόκια στην Ευρωζώνη – 10η συνεχόμενη αύξηση από την ΕΚΤ

Υπό την πίεση του επίμονου πληθωρισμού, η Φρανκφούρτη προχώρησε σε νέα αύξηση των επιτοκίων, θέτοντας σε δεύτερη μοίρα τις ανησυχίες για την ανάπτυξη – Στο ιστορικό υψηλό του 4% το επιτόκιο καταθέσεων, στο 4,50% το βασικό επιτόκιο

European Central Bank hikes rates to record level as inflation risks outweigh economic gloom

The European Central Bank on Thursday announced a 10th consecutive hike in its main interest rate, as the fight against inflation took precedence over a weakening economy.

European Central Bank is set for hawkish pause as the economy turns south

The European Central Bank is set to keep rates steady Thursday as economic activity in the euro area decelerates at a faster pace than previously expected. 

Λαγκάρντ: Η ΕΚΤ πλησιάζει στον στόχο για τον πληθωρισμό

«Πλησιάζουμε στον στόχο» ο πληθωρισμός να επανέλθει στο επίπεδο περί το 2%, αφού «καλύψαμε πολύ έδαφος και προχωρήσαμε πολύ στη μάχη εναντίον του πληθωρισμού», τόνισε σε συνέντευξή της η πρόεδρος της Ευρωπαϊκής Κεντρικής Τράπεζας.

European Central Bank raises rates by a quarter percentage point, says inflation set to remain ‘too high for too long’

The European Central Bank on Thursday announced a new rate increase of a quarter percentage point, bringing its main rate to 3.75%.

A ‘momentous week’ ahead as the Fed, ECB and Bank of Japan near pivot point

The market is pricing 25 basis point hikes for the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, but economists will be closely scrutinizing communications on their future rate paths.


‘We would not stand idly by’: Lagarde pledges ECB action if both profits and wages rise

The European Central Bank is being extra vigilant about any risks that could potentially drive up inflation, including profit margins.

Euro zone lending takes another hit as rate hikes bite

Euro zone bank lending slowed in May as a record series of European Central Bank rate hikes work their way through the financial sector, though the data is unlikely to dissuade policymakers from further tightening.

ECB chief economist warns markets against pricing in rate cuts within the next two years

European Central Bank Chief Economist Philip Lane on Tuesday warned markets against pricing in cuts to interest rates within the next two years.

Lagarde says inflation still too high in euro area, cannot declare victory yet

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said Tuesday that inflation is still too high and it’s still too early for her organization to declare victory over consumer price rises.

ECB’s De Cos sees another 25 bps rate hike in July, no certainty afterwards

The European Central Bank will need to raise interest rates by another 25 basis points in July to combat inflation but the path afterwards remains unclear, ECB policymaker Pablo Hernandez de Cos said on Friday.

ECB is data-driven, Sept decision too far off to call – Lane

The European Central Bank is likely to raise interest rates again next month but it is too early to predict the decision of the September meeting, which will be shaped by incoming data, the ECB’s chief economist Philip Lane said on Monday.

Global banks raise forecast to 4% peak for key ECB rate

Major global investment banks lifted their terminal rate forecast for the European Central Bank to 4% in September, after the ECB raised borrowing costs and indicated further hikes.

Η ΕΚΤ αύξησε τα επιτόκια σε υψηλό 22 ετών

Στο υψηλότερο επίπεδο των τελευταίων 22 ετών, από τον Μάιο του 2001, αύξησε τα επιτόκια η Ευρωπαϊκή Κεντρική Τράπεζα, με την Κριστίν Λαγκάρντ να διαμηνύει ξεκάθαρα πως δεν τίθεται προς το παρόν ζήτημα παύσης της νομισματικής σύσφιγξης.

European Central Bank diverges from Fed, raising rates to highest in 22 years

The European Central Bank on Thursday announced it is taking its main rate up by 25 basis points to 3.5%, diverging from a U.S. Federal Reserve decision to pause its own hikes on Wednesday.

European Central Bank set to inch closer to the end of its hiking cycle as inflation slows

The European Central Bank is set to increase its benchmark policy rate by another 25 basis points this week, insisting that all future rate decisions will be strictly data dependent as uncertainty weighs over the inflation and growth outlook.

ECB’s de Guindos warns financial markets are vulnerable to a sharp sell-off

Financial markets could face a sharp downturn in the event of any further shocks to the global economy, European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos told CNBC on Wednesday.

ECB’s Panetta: Digital euro could be launched in three to four years

A digital euro could be launched in three or four years but banknotes will be available as long as there is demand for them, Fabio Panetta, a member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Board, told Les Echos.

ECB needs to keep interest rates ‘sustainably high’ to combat inflation – Lagarde

The European Central Bank needs to keep interest rates high to curb inflation in the medium term, its president Christine Lagarde said on Friday, signalling more monetary tightening.