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October 28, 2021

ECB stands ground against early lift-off, stresses temporality of inflation

The ECB deliberated substantially on two key topical issues concerning markets - 1) the central bank’s view on the drivers and durability of ongoing inflation pressures and 2) the disconnect between ECB’s forward guidance on rates and the market’s timeframe for a lift-off.

October 4, 2021

Europe | Climate resilience: better from now on

The European Central Bank (ECB) recently published the detailed results of its climate stress test on both banks and non-financial companies in the euro area. The exercise was designed around three main pillars.

September 13, 2021

Europe | The ECB delays its key decisions until December

No surprises came out of last Thursday's ECB meeting, with the expected announcement of a reduction in asset buybacks under its pandemic emergency purchase program (PEPP). The big decisions on monetary policy measures will have to wait until its meets on December 16.

July 30, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. Jul 30, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

July 26, 2021

Europe | ECB: focus slightly askew

Last week the ECB held its first meeting since announcing its Strategy review of monetary policy a few days ago, in which it faced the dual challenge of nailing down future strategy and taking decisions on existing policies.

July 22, 2021

ECB WATCH | Dovish and hawkish tones in the same package

ECB’s first policy meeting after its monetary policy strategy review was marked by a lack of unanimity, likely reflecting an intense discussion between the doves and the hawks.

July 16, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. Jul 16, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

July 8, 2021

ECB WATCH | ECB Strategy Review: 2% and mindful of climate change

The strategy review has been relatively moderate, introducing a symmetric and clearer (2%) inflatio target, and adopting as permanent the current toolkit. The change has been less ambitious than the one by the Fed. On climate change, the ECB is clearly more committed to specific action, but depends on other institutions