Tag archive for ‘European Central Bank’
Ayelet Carmel On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

“Israeli government has no credit exposure to Greece”

“The Israeli government has no credit exposure to Greece, and is expected to suffer no direct damage following the halt in European Central Bank aid to Greek banks, ” Israel Foreign Trade Risks More...

News Brief On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

ECB ‘to end Greek bank lifeline’

  The European Central Bank is expected to end emergency lending to Greece’s banks on Sunday, BBC news reports. The country’s banks depend on the ECB’s Emergency Liquidity Assistance More...

Howard Davies On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: Is Financial Repression Here to Stay?

There are several definitions of financial repression – and the repressors and the repressed tend to see things differently. But what financial repression usually involves is keeping interest rates below their More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: The Chimera of Currency Manipulation

  US President Barack Obama is still pressing to obtain Trade Promotion Authority and use it to conclude negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership More...

Daniel Gros On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: The QE Placebo

BRUSSELS – It has now been nearly half a year since the European Central Bank declared its intention to buy some €1.1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) worth of eurozone bonds. When it first announced the so-called More...

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Nobel Laureate in Economics, Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Last Act?

 European Union leaders continue to play a game of brinkmanship with the Greek government. Greece has met its creditors’ demands far more than halfway. Yet Germany and Greece’s other creditors continue More...

Nouriel Roubini: The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

Nouriel Roubini is Chairman of Roubini Global Economics and Professor of Economics at Stern School of Business, NYU.  In a world of weak domestic demand in many advanced economies and emerging markets,  More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis asks for New Deal for Greece

Three months of negotiations between the Greek government and our European and international partners have brought about much convergence on the steps needed to overcome years of economic crisis and to bring More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen and Domenico Lombardi: Europe’s Poisoned Chalice of Growth

After a double-dip recession and an extended period of stagnation, the eurozone is finally seeing green shoots of recovery. Consumer confidence is rising. Retail sales and new car registrations are up. The More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini Sees Signs of Life in the Eurozone

 The latest economic data from the eurozone suggest that recovery may be at hand. What is driving the upturn? What obstacles does it face? And what can be done to sustain it? The immediate causes of recovery More...

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