Governments to spend more called on Christine Lagarde – Economics

The Governor of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde called on governments to spend more to support the eurozone economy, which has fallen into recession due to the coronavirus crisis, Reuters reported. In his speech at the annual meeting with the Arab central banks, Lagarde drew attention to the importance of continuing employment support schemes. […]

The Karlsruhe ruling will affect the work of the ECB

Dhe ruling by the Federal Constitutional Court on the European Central Bank (ECB) bond purchase program from 2015 is still making waves. At the center of the debate, which is also very lively in Germany, is the relationship between the European Court of Justice and the Federal Constitutional Court, i.e. ultimately the question of jurisdiction […]

Euro exchange rate temporarily falls below $ 1.09

Euros and dollars Much of the world’s transactions are processed in the two currencies. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The euro exchange rate fell noticeably on Friday. In the late afternoon, the common currency cost around $ 1.09, a good half a cent less than in early trading. At times, the euro had even dropped below the […]

Dow Jones closes little changed

New York, Frankfurt Fear of a flare-up of the US-China trade dispute weighed on Wall Street on Friday. Only at the close of trading did investors at least venture somewhat out of cover. Nevertheless, the Dow Jones index of standard values ​​hardly got off the mark and ended trading little changed at 24,465 points. The […]

ECB ready for additional bond purchases

European Central Bank (ECB) The ECB bond purchase program, which runs under the name PEPP, could be strengthened from June. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The European Central Bank (ECB) is ready to expand its emergency bond purchase program to deal with the corona crisis (PEPP) in June if necessary. This is evident from the minutes of […]

DZ Bank study: An inflation surge is unlikely

DThe sharp rise in the price of some foods such as fruit and vegetables has recently raised concerns among the population about inflation caused by the crisis. On Thursday, it was also reported from Italy about resentment by a consumer organization because the espresso had become more expensive. But there are also obvious discussions in […]

Schäuble probably implements the implementation of the Karlsruhe ECB judgment

Wolfgang Schäuble The President of the Bundestag wants to implement the decision of the Federal Constitutional Court. (Photo: dpa) Berlin Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble has made the judgment of the Federal Constitutional Court on the bond purchases of the European Central Bank (ECB) a top priority, according to the “Süddeutscher Zeitung”. The CDU politician had […]