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...

Markets Unfazed as Federal Reserve Nears Plan to Shed Bonds

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM June 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve, which holds more bonds than any other investor, is planning how to shed some of them starting this year. And no one is too worried about it. The Fed is expected to announce in the...