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The Collapse of Central Bank Forward Guidance

December 28, 2023

Via: DailyFX

2023 was a year that lessened the stature of central bank forward guidance. Forward guidance is a tool used by central banks to communicate monetary policy projections. Historically, markets viewed this messaging in high regard as it often tied into […]


Capital and Risk, Trading

German wealthtech Trade Republic lands full EU banking licence from the ECB

December 7, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The Berlin-based firm, which describes itself as “Europe’s largest savings platform”, can now offer essential banking services such as deposits and lending as it looks to expand its product offering for customers across the continent. Founded in 2015 by Christian […]


Regulations

European Central Bank highlights continued sector-wide risk in latest Financial Stability Review

November 27, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The review reveals how “downside surprises” inspired by the current macro-financial environment are weighing heavily on residential and commercial real estate markets in the euro area. This is primarily in the form of rising debt service costs. For residential real […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Softer US Data Propels EUR/USD Beyond Key Technical Level

November 15, 2023

Via: DailyFX

Despite prominent ECB officials emphatically stating the conversation around rate cuts is premature, the futures market anticipates nearly 100 basis points of cuts in 2024 which paces alongside US expectations. Therefore, the euro no longer holds a notable advantage as […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Latest: ECB Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, EUR/USD Slips Lower

October 26, 2023

Via: DailyFX

The ECB left all three of its key interest rates unchanged today and noted that while inflation is expected to ‘stay too high for too long’, inflation dropped markedly in September due to strong base effects. The central bank added […]


Regulations

ECB’s digital euro project to enter preparation phase from next month

October 20, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The phase will involve the identification and selection of providers for the digital euro’s supporting platform and underlying infrastructure, as well as the finalisation of the regulations and rulebook behind the technology. The ECB is expected to begin this endeavour […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

EURO Forecast: EUR/USD, EUR/GBP Eye Reprieve Following Testing Week

August 28, 2023

Via: DailyFX

The Euro appears to be eyeing a temporary reprieve and recovery on Monday following a trying time last week. EURUSD put in its 6th consecutive week of losses while EURGBP actually ended the week strong following an early week sell-off […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

EUR/GBP Forecast: Euro Takes Centre Stage Via ECB Speakers

January 11, 2023

Via: DailyFX

The euro extended yesterday’s gains against the British pound through ECB officials beginning yesterday. The hawkish narrative was reinforced by one of the more aggressive officials in Isabel Schnabel while today’s addresses included the ECB’s Villeroy who stated the need […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Latest: Hawkish ECB Talk Boosts the Euro, EUR/USD Parity Being Tested

November 8, 2022

Via: DailyFX

A number of ECB policymakers have been doubling down on the central bank’s position on interest rates and inflation, saying that higher rates are needed for longer to quell double-digit price pressures. In what looks like a concerted effort to […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

US Dollar Price Action Setups: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/CAD

July 20, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The US Dollar has pulled back after last week’s jump to fresh 19-year-highs. As I had written last Thursday, this was taking on more of a EUR/USD-driven theme. After the major pair ran into parity last week, buyers were unable […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

EUR/GBP Likely to be Choppy as BOE-ECB Risks Unfold

October 27, 2021

Via: DailyFX

EUR/GBP continues to trade with a bearish inclination as the pound remains supported by expectations that the Bank of England will need to step up its efforts to reduce monetary stimulus in its meeting next week. The pair has been […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Regulations

European Central Bank set to increase its stimulus as Covid lockdowns blight the economic recovery

December 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

The European Central Bank is set to expand its massive stimulus program Thursday as the continent deals with a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdowns. Back in October, the euro zone’s central bank vowed to “recalibrate its […]


Channels

European Central Bank taps SIA and Colt to connect market infrastructure

November 23, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

SIA and Colt will help the ECB connect through a single access interface, the Eurosystem Single Market Infrastructure Gateway (ESMIG). ESMIG is a component in the implementation of the Target and Target2 securities and instant payments consolidation projects. The ECB […]


Capital and Risk, Operational, Regulations

ECB to focus attention on bank outsourcing, legacy tech and IT board representation

July 24, 2020

Via: Finextra

An analysis of self-assessment reports provided by banks to supervisory authorites found that for some IT risk areas banks remain “too optimistic”, particularly in the filed of data quality management and IT risk management. The probe found that data integrity […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold gets a boost from weakness in U.S. dollar and stocks, as traders parse ECB decision

June 4, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures rose on Thursday, with prices getting a boost from some weakness in the U.S. stock market and the dollar, as investors digested policy actions by the European Central Bank. The ECB, as expected, boosted the size of its […]


Activity, Trading

An AI winter for chip stocks and an America First Tax are Saxo Bank’s ‘Outrageous Predictions’ for 2020

December 3, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Try to imagine a market scenario where chip stocks hit a wall and tumble 50%, or the fallout as President Donald Trump slaps a tax on foreign earnings of American companies. Outrageous you say? Welcome to Saxo Bank’s annual rite […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

U.S. and European bond yields fall sharply ECB restarts bond-buying operation

September 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields and European government bond yields fell sharply on Thursday after the European Central Bank lowered its key deposit rate and exceeded investors expectations with the resumption of its bond-buying program. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasurys rally, yields slip, as ECB downgrades 2019 growth forecast, rolls out stimulus

March 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Thursday, along with its European peers, after the European Central Bank launched fresh stimulus measures, said it was unlikely to increase rates through the end of 2019 and downgraded its forecast for economic growth. The 10-year Treasury […]


Activity, Trading

Europe stocks slip as investors wait to hear from ECB’s Draghi, global growth fears fester

March 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

European markets fell Thursday as the European Central Bank said it expected to leave interest rates unchanged at least through the end of this year and laid out a new round of long-term loans. Investors are now waiting to hear […]


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ECB launches real-time payments system

November 30, 2018

Via: Finextra

The new service will be available to both consumers and businesses across the 19 states in the eurozone and will offer near real-time payments via smartphones, PCs and in-store payment points. The initative has been sparked by the growing popularity […]