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The Daily Reckoning
China Capital Flight ContinuesAnother month, another $100 billion in burned foreign exchange (FX) reserves in
China Capital Flight Continues
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 7 hours ago
Another month, another $100 billion in burned foreign exchange (FX) reserves in China. I say ‘burned’, but what I really mean is a combination of capital flight from China and the People’s Bank of China selling US dollar-denominated assets to defend... Read more
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Computer Business Review
SIA & Colt network infrastructure to connect ECB to T2SBusy day in the UK's data centre and connectivity spaces as three British playe
SIA & Colt network infrastructure to connect ECB to T2S
Computer Business Review / Posted 15 hours ago
Busy day in the UK's data centre and connectivity spaces as three British players unveil partnerships and expansion of its services in London, Wales and across Europe. British network, voice and data centre services provider Colt Technologies has... Read more
16h
Zero Hedge
Don't Show Wolfgang Schaeuble This ChartThe migrants are bringing lots of wealth with them so Germany is fine. Wolfgan
Don't Show Wolfgang Schaeuble This Chart
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 hours ago
The migrants are bringing lots of wealth with them so Germany is fine. Wolfgang Schaeuble's an asshole The poison dwarf on wheels. if testosterone =wealth, you are correct. And Commerzbank down just 10% on the day too! That's a good start. Well... Read more
22h
Finextra
European Central Bank selects Sia and Colt’s network infrastructure to connect to T2SThe European Central Bank is expected to migrate to SIA and Colt’s value-added
European Central Bank selects Sia and Colt’s network infrastructure to connect to T2S
Finextra / Posted 22 hours ago
The European Central Bank is expected to migrate to SIA and Colt’s value-added network infrastructure in June 2016. The two companies will also provide the ECB with a message processing solution based on INTERCOPE’s BOX Messaging Hub, facilitating... Read more
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Fortune
French and German Central Bankers Want a Central Euro Finance MinistryThe euro zone needs to press ahead with structural reforms and closer integrati
French and German Central Bankers Want a Central Euro Finance Ministry
Fortune / Posted yesterday
The euro zone needs to press ahead with structural reforms and closer integration, including a euro zone finance ministry, to deliver sustainable growth, the heads of the French and German central banks wrote in a German newspaper on Monday. In a... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Eurozone finance ministry needed Writing in Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung today, head of the Bundesbank Jens W
Eurozone finance ministry needed
Investors Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Writing in Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung today, head of the Bundesbank Jens Weidmann and Francois Villeroy de Galhau chief of the Banque de France said that the European Central Bank, via monetary policy alone, could... Read more
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DW
German, French central bank chiefs support joint eurozone finance ministry | Business |Ahead of a Franco-German ministerial council meeting later this week, the centr
German, French central bank chiefs support joint eurozone finance ministry | Business |
DW / Posted yesterday
Ahead of a Franco-German ministerial council meeting later this week, the central bank chiefs from both nations on Monday said greater financial integration could be crucial for saving the European project from going down the drain. Bank of France... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Badly Wounded Deutsche Bank Lashes Out At Central Bankers: Stop Easing, You Are Crushing UsTen days ago, when Deutsche Bank stock was about 10% higher, the biggest German
A Badly Wounded Deutsche Bank Lashes Out At Central Bankers: Stop Easing, You Are Crushing Us
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Ten days ago, when Deutsche Bank stock was about 10% higher, the biggest German commercial bank declared war on Mario Draghi, as we put it, warning him that any further easing by the ECB would only push stocks (with an emphasis on DB stock which has... Read more
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DW
Opinion: Cash means freedom | Opinion |Cash facilitates crime, preaches Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff, so cash shou
Opinion: Cash means freedom | Opinion |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Cash facilitates crime, preaches Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff, so cash should be killed. The German Finance Ministry picked up on the idea and is now mulling a ceiling of 5,000 euros for cash payments. That would help fight money laundering and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'Governing Council member says action shouldn't be seen as 'magic wand' for euro
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Governing Council member says action shouldn't be seen as 'magic wand' for eurozone. The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, but central bank action shouldn't be seen as a "magic wand" to solve problems in the... Read more
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Business Spectator
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, bu
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'
Business Spectator / Posted 4 days ago
The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, but central bank action shouldn't be seen as a "magic wand" to solve problems in the eurozone's economy, a member of the ECB's Governing Council said. In an interview with... Read more
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Market Watch
ECB's Jazbec: Will act in March 'if necessary'FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if
ECB's Jazbec: Will act in March 'if necessary'
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, but central bank action shouldn't be seen as a "magic wand" to solve problems in the eurozone's economy, a member of the ECB's Governing Council said. In an... Read more
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EuroNews
ECB’s Draghi: We have to aggressively fight ultra-low inflationWe have to aggressively fight ultra-low inflation – that was the message repeat
ECB’s Draghi: We have to aggressively fight ultra-low inflation
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
We have to aggressively fight ultra-low inflation – that was the message repeated by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Thursday, who said the risk of acting too late is greater than that of acting too early. Speaking during a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks are choppy as crude prices swing wildlyStock trading was choppy on Thursday as crude oil prices swung wildly between l
Stocks are choppy as crude prices swing wildly
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stock trading was choppy on Thursday as crude oil prices swung wildly between losses and gains. The S&P 500 was up 0.12%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.32%, and the Nasdaq was flat. The U.S. dollar weakened against a basket of... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks turn lower in unsettled sessionStocks lost highs by midday Thursday in an unsettled day of trading dictated by
Stocks turn lower in unsettled session
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stocks lost highs by midday Thursday in an unsettled day of trading dictated by the U.S. dollar and crude oil prices. The S&P 500 was down 0.42%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.12%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.49%. The U.S. dollar weakened... Read more
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Eu Business
Controversy in Germany over plans to cap cash transactions — EU(BERLIN) - A proposal by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to introduc
Controversy in Germany over plans to cap cash transactions — EU
Eu Business / Posted 4 days ago
(BERLIN) - A proposal by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to introduce a ceiling for cash payments to help combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism came under fire in Germany Thursday. In a country where people still... Read more
4d
TheStreet.com
Stocks slip as Credit Suisse, ConocoPhillips slumpThe S&P 500 was down 0.45%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.25%, and th
Stocks slip as Credit Suisse, ConocoPhillips slump
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
The S&P 500 was down 0.45%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.25%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.69%. ConocoPhillips fell 5% after further reducing its full-year capital expenditure plans and cutting its quarterly dividend as the oil company continues... Read more
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The Manila Times
ECB chief warns of ‘acting too late’ on inflationFebruary 4, 2016 9:48 pm FRANKFURT: European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Dr
ECB chief warns of ‘acting too late’ on inflation
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
February 4, 2016 9:48 pm FRANKFURT: European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi warned Thursday of the risk of acting “too late” to counter stubbornly low inflation in the euro area, in comments... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stock futures edge higher in massive earnings waveStock futures edged higher on Thursday after a massive wave of earnings reports
Stock futures edge higher in massive earnings wave
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stock futures edged higher on Thursday after a massive wave of earnings reports kept trading active. S&P 500 futures added 0.1%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures increased 0.14%, and Nasdaq futures climbed 0.14%. Crude oil continued to climb on... Read more
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TheStreet.com
European stocks rise as oil prices recoverLONDON ( The Deal) -- European stocks rose on Thursday as oil and commodities p
European stocks rise as oil prices recover
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON ( The Deal) -- European stocks rose on Thursday as oil and commodities prices recovered, flattering the London benchmark by lifting energy and resources companies. In the eurozone, in a speech at Germany's Bundesbank, European Central Bank... Read more
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iafrica.com
ECB chief warns over inflationThe European Union flag flies amongst European Union member countries' national
ECB chief warns over inflation
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The European Union flag flies amongst European Union member countries' national flags. AFP European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi warned Thursday of the risk of acting "too late" to counter stubbornly low inflation in the euro area, in comments... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
ECB chief warns of 'acting too late' on inflationFRANKFURT: European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi warned on Thursday (Feb 4)
ECB chief warns of 'acting too late' on inflation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
FRANKFURT: European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi warned on Thursday (Feb 4) of the risk of acting "too late" to counter stubbornly low inflation in the euro area, in comments likely to fuel speculation that the ECB is preparing new stimulus moves... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
ECB chief warns over inflationThe European Union flag flies amongst European Union member countries' national
ECB chief warns over inflation
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 days ago
The European Union flag flies amongst European Union member countries' national flags. AFP European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi warned Thursday of the risk of acting "too late" to counter stubbornly low inflation in the euro area, in comments... Read more
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4d
Market Watch
Draghi warns of risk of not acting on inflationFRANKFURT--European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hit back at a warning f
Draghi warns of risk of not acting on inflation
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
FRANKFURT--European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hit back at a warning from Germany's Bundesbank that the ECB shouldn't overreact to a sharp drop in oil prices, underlining his readiness to launch additional stimulus to shore up ultralow... Read more
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FOX Business
Euro Jumps To 3-month High After Draghi SpeechThe euro on Thursday jumped to the highest level since October after European C
Euro Jumps To 3-month High After Draghi Speech
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
The euro on Thursday jumped to the highest level since October after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discussed the pros and cons of using monetary policy to fight off low inflation. In a speech delivered at a conference at Germany's... Read more
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FOX Business
Euro Jumps To 3-month High After Draghi SpeechThe euro on Thursday jumped to the highest level since October after European C
Euro Jumps To 3-month High After Draghi Speech
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
The euro on Thursday jumped to the highest level since October after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discussed the pros and cons of using monetary policy to fight off low inflation. In a speech delivered at a conference at Germany's... Read more
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Market Watch
Euro jumps to 3-month high after Draghi speechThe euro EURUSD, +0.4503% on Thursday jumped to the highest level since October
Euro jumps to 3-month high after Draghi speech
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
The euro EURUSD, +0.4503% on Thursday jumped to the highest level since October after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discussed the pros and cons of using monetary policy to fight off low inflation. In a speech delivered at a conference... Read more
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The Irish Times
Draghi says better to act too early than too late on low inflationAdopting a wait-and-see stance because of the oil price shock and letting low i
Draghi says better to act too early than too late on low inflation
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Adopting a wait-and-see stance because of the oil price shock and letting low inflation become entrenched would erode long-term expectations and confidence in the central bank, leading to persistently weaker price pressure, Mr Draghi told a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
It’s time for Merkel to goGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy blunders have come at a staggering eco
It’s time for Merkel to go
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy blunders have come at a staggering economic, social and political cost to Germany and the EU. Last week, I wrote about the sorry state of Europe and the person most responsible for it: Angela Merkel (A mess... Read more
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Business Spectator
It’s time for Merkel to goLast week, I wrote about the sorry state of Europe and the person most responsi
It’s time for Merkel to go
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
Last week, I wrote about the sorry state of Europe and the person most responsible for it: Angela Merkel (A mess of Merkel’s own making, January 28). This week, we will take a closer look at the German Chancellor, her record — and her prospects of... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad on CFTC’s Decision to Grant Eurex Clearing AG Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organization February 1, 2016 Today we are approving the registration of Eurex Clearing.
Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad on CFTC’s Decision to Grant Eurex Clearing AG Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organization
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 7 days ago
February 1, 2016 Today we are approving the registration of Eurex Clearing. I am very pleased that Eurex has... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Grants Eurex Clearing AG Registration as a Derivatives Clearing OrganizationFebruary 1, 2016 Eurex Clearing AG also given no action relief to continue ser
CFTC Grants Eurex Clearing AG Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organization
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 7 days ago
February 1, 2016 Eurex Clearing AG also given no action relief to continue servicing swaps Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today... Read more
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Market Watch
European Union could ‘fall apart within months’The slow-motion crisis of the European Union finally seems to be coming to a he
European Union could ‘fall apart within months’
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
The slow-motion crisis of the European Union finally seems to be coming to a head. “Europe could lose its historical footing and the project could die quickly,” French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned in a speech at this year’s World Economic... Read more
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Market Watch
Weidmann: ECB should shrug off consumer price dropBONN--The European Central Bank should look through a "short-term" drop in cons
Weidmann: ECB should shrug off consumer price drop
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
BONN--The European Central Bank should look through a "short-term" drop in consumer prices caused by lower oil costs, Deutsche Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann warned Thursday, a week after ECB President Mario Draghi indicated the bank was prepared... Read more
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Zero Hedge
George Soros Finally Suspends His Lifelong War Against RussiaOn January 21st, George Soros, who has throughout his life been passionately op
George Soros Finally Suspends His Lifelong War Against Russia
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
On January 21st, George Soros, who has throughout his life been passionately opposed not just to communism but also to Russia, has finally stated in a Bloomberg News interview at the World Economic Forum, that the United States (and possibly the EU,... Read more
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Market Watch
George Soros can’t do to the yuan what he did to the British poundChina fears that George Soros and other speculators are ready to attack the yua
George Soros can’t do to the yuan what he did to the British pound
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
China fears that George Soros and other speculators are ready to attack the yuan in the same fashion that made the billionaire hedge-fund pioneer world famous in 1992, when he famously “broke the Bank of England” by aggressively shorting the British... Read more
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Reuters
Weidmann warns ECB not to go too far with government bond purchasesPresident of the German Bundesbank Jens Weidmann looks at a computer screen dur
Weidmann warns ECB not to go too far with government bond purchases
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
President of the German Bundesbank Jens Weidmann looks at a computer screen during a Farewell Symposium on ultra low interest rates and challenges for central banks, for Bank of France Former Governor Christian Noyer in Paris, France, January 12,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Germany Has Repatriated Over 366 Tonnes Of Gold From New York And ParisUpdate on Bundesbank Gold Repatriation 2015 During the calendar year to Decemb
Germany Has Repatriated Over 366 Tonnes Of Gold From New York And Paris
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
Update on Bundesbank Gold Repatriation 2015 During the calendar year to December 2015, the Bundesbank claims to have transported 210 tonnes of gold back to Frankfurt, moving circa 110 tonnes from Paris to Frankfurt, and just under 100 tonnes from... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Signs MOU with Two German Authorities to Enhance Supervision of Cross-Border Clearing OrganizationsJanuary 27, 2016 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commiss
CFTC Signs MOU with Two German Authorities to Enhance Supervision of Cross-Border Clearing Organizations
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 12 days ago
January 27, 2016 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad signed... Read more
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Reuters
In uncertain times, Germany takes more gold homeGold bars are stacked at a safe deposit room of the ProAurum gold house in Muni
In uncertain times, Germany takes more gold home
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
Gold bars are stacked at a safe deposit room of the ProAurum gold house in Munich March 6, 2014. FRANKFURT Germany's Bundesbank took more than 200 tonnes of its gold back to Frankfurt from overseas last year, the central bank said on Wednesday, as... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Refugees 'to keep German economy ticking over': governmentBERLIN - Germany on Wednesday trimmed back its economic forecast for this year
Refugees 'to keep German economy ticking over': government
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
BERLIN - Germany on Wednesday trimmed back its economic forecast for this year but insisted Europe's top economy remained "in good shape", with the refugee influx likely to boost short-term domestic demand. The Germany government says the refugee... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
After stimulus hint, ECB chief under pressure to deliverFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) � Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank,
After stimulus hint, ECB chief under pressure to deliver
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) � Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has a tricky six weeks ahead of him. The head of the top monetary authority for the 19-country eurozone helped stem a global stock market slide last week by indicating... Read more
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Brandon Sun
After stimulus hint, ECB chief under pressure to deliverFILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 file photo, the President of the Europea
After stimulus hint, ECB chief under pressure to deliver
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 file photo, the President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, following a meeting of the ECB governing council. The chief monetary... Read more
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Deseret News
Low oil complicates struggle to raise eurozone inflationFRANKFURT, Germany — Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Cent
Low oil complicates struggle to raise eurozone inflation
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
FRANKFURT, Germany — Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Central Bank in its struggle to push up the worrisome low inflation in the 19 nations that use the euro currency. It was bad enough when oil dipped below $50 per barrel. That... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Davos policymakers struggle for answers Angela Merkel was missing from Davos this year, but the German leader's optim
Davos policymakers struggle for answers
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Angela Merkel was missing from Davos this year, but the German leader's optimistic mantra "we can do this" echoed through the snowy resort in the Swiss Alps. China's economic slowdown? Manageable. Plunging... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rebuffing critics, ECB chief promises to increase inflationFRANKFURT: European Central Bank President Mario Draghi promised on Monday to i
Rebuffing critics, ECB chief promises to increase inflation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
FRANKFURT: European Central Bank President Mario Draghi promised on Monday to increase inflation, rejecting criticism of the ECB's loose monetary policy and arguing that sluggish growth in prices was damaging the euro zone economy. Speaking to an... Read more
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iol.co.za
How robots affect interest ratesDavos - If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of d
How robots affect interest rates
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Davos - If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial intelligence reshape how economies work. The... Read more
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International Business Times
Davos 2016: China slowdown, migrant crisis and Leonardo DiCaprio the highlights of WEF meeting The annual World Economic Forum meeting ended in Davos over the weekend (Januar
Davos 2016: China slowdown, migrant crisis and Leonardo DiCaprio the highlights of WEF meeting
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
The annual World Economic Forum meeting ended in Davos over the weekend (January 23-24) and, despite the delicate financial climate, the message out of Switzerland was not as downbeat as some had initially expected. While concerning, China's... Read more
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The Irish Times
If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual mee
If robots rise, interest rates will fall
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial intelligence reshape how economies work. The argument goes... Read more
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The Age
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the futureOptimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates w
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the future
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
Optimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial... Read more
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