Europe’s Central Bank, Lagging Its Counterparts, Faces Eventful 2018

With the central banks of the United States and Britain raising rates, the European Central Bank turns its attention to the year ahead and how fast it should roll back stimulus.

European Central Bank Faces Hurdle in Cutting Stimulus: A Weak Dollar

By JACK EWING September 7, 2017 FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank had been expected to announce a major policy shift on Thursday. The dollar has had other plans. Since early 2015, the European Central Bank has been flooding the 19-nation eurozone...

European Central Bank Meeting Focuses on ‘Forward Guidance’

By JACK EWING June 8, 2017 FRANKFURT — Forward guidance might sound like something to mount on the dashboard of a car. But in the world of monetary policy it is a crucial concept, one that will be the focus of the European Central Bank’s meeting...