Pages tagged "ECB"


Upcoming European Parliament’s report paves the way for new thinking on ECB policies

The European Parliament passed a preliminary version of its annual report on the European Central Bank, which includes a number of criticisms and proposals that the QE for People campaign has been making.

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Italian MEPs challenge the ECB’s corporate bond buying logic

Echoing a series of critics by NGOs and academics, a group of 24 Italian MEPs are questioning the European Central Bank’s purchase of bonds from the gambling multinational Novomatic under its quantitative easing programme.

 

 

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The scale of Quantitative Easing does not matter – it’s how you use it

Today the ECB has finally announced a reduction of its QE programme for 2018. Now it’s time to talk about how to improve its quality.

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Burning questions for the ECB

On Thursday 26th October, the European Central Bank is holding its Governing Council meeting. This meeting will be closely watched by many, as important changes to the quantitative easing programme are expected to be announced.

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ECB admits possible role in climate change but doesn’t put words into action

For the first time, the ECB president Mario Draghi acknowledged that the ECB could play a role in combatting climate change. Yet, the ECB announced no significant steps to contribute to its goals.

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ECB concedes marginal improvements on transparency of quantitative easing

The European Central Bank’s minor improvements to the transparency policy of its corporate bond purchase programme fails to address our main demand.

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Coordination with European Investment Bank would make ECB policies more effective

A recent report by the European Economic and Social Committee questions the effectiveness of the ECB’s monetary policy for the real economy, and argues the ECB should work more closely with the European Investment Bank.

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ECB survey reveals major flaw with Quantitative Easing

The ECB’s own research reveals a major failure in its quantitative easing strategy: it does not address companies’ most pressing issue: the lack of demand.

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Why the ECB should care about the inequality effect of QE

Yes, central banks should be concerned about the inequality effect of their own policies such as quantitative easing.

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Quantitative Easing benefitted the richest, ECB shows

In its annual report, the European Central Bank has proved that its quantitative easing programme increased the wealth of the richest.

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