ECB http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36568/all en ANALYSIS-Italy election punches hole in ECB's euro defences http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/analysis-italy-election-punches-hole-ecbs-euro-defences <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Paul Carrel</p> <p>FRANKFURT, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A dramatic anti-austerity vote leaves Italy lying outside the fortress the European Central Bank constructed around the euro zone last year and vulnerable to a market attack.</p> <p>This week's election leaves slim prospects for a durable, reform-minded government in Rome and exposes a flaw in the bond-buying defence plan the ECB put together last September - a weakness that could see the euro zone crisis roar back to life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/analysis-italy-election-punches-hole-ecbs-euro-defences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ECB Europe European Central Bank European Union Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:16:11 +0000 5769738 at http://www.globalpost.com ECB seen on hold, but wary of slipping into 'danger zone' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140107/ecb-seen-hold-wary-slipping-danger-zone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Paul Carrel</p> <p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surprise drop in euro zone inflation will concern European Central Bank policymakers but they will likely do no more on Thursday than warn of their readiness to act in future.</p> <p>The policymaking Governing Council meets after data showed annual euro zone inflation dipped to 0.8 percent in December from 0.9 in November. The ECB targets inflation of just below 2 percent.</p> <p>Core inflation, which strips out volatile costs like food and energy, hit a record low of 0.7 percent.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140107/ecb-seen-hold-wary-slipping-danger-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ECB Economics Human Interest Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:16:26 +0000 6037060 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Flower quits as England boss - ECB http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140131/cricket-flower-quits-england-boss-ecb <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Andy Flower has "stepped down" as England team director, after the team's whitewash Ashes loss in Australia, the ECB announced Friday.</p> <p>"Following the recent very disappointing Ashes defeat it is clear to me that this is now time for England cricket, led by (captain) Alastair Cook, to rebuild with a new set of values and goals," Flower said in an ECB statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140131/cricket-flower-quits-england-boss-ecb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Flower Cricket Cricket in England ECB Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:31:11 +0000 6058289 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Flower quits as England boss - ECB http://www.globalpost.com/node/6058290 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Andy Flower has "stepped down" as England team director, after the team's whitewash Ashes loss in Australia, the ECB announced Friday.</p> <p>"Following the recent very disappointing Ashes defeat it is clear to me that this is now time for England cricket, led by (captain) Alastair Cook, to rebuild with a new set of values and goals," Flower said in an ECB statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/node/6058290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Flower Cricket Cricket in England ECB Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:31:11 +0000 6058290 at http://www.globalpost.com