Posts Tagged ‘government bonds’

European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi reportedly working on an unlimited, sterilized bond buying plan

To help troubled euro zone countries like Spain and Italy lower their cost of borrowing, European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi is reportedly pushing for a plan to purchase unlimited amount of their government bonds. Draghi is expected to present his plan for approval by the ECB’s governing council. Article © AHN – All […]

ECB president Mario Draghi raises possibility of 3-year government bond purchases

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Brussels, Belgium (4E) – European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has once again made remarks that support a move by the bank to help struggling euro zone countries through purchase of government bonds that have maturity of three years or less. Several European MPs have revealed that […]

ECB threatens to stop lending to banks using Greek bonds as collateral

The European Central Bank threatened on Thursday to stop lending to banks that would use Greek government bonds as collateral. The ECB would carry out the threat if Greece could successfully change the terms of its debts. The regional central bank is against the restructuring of the Greek debt because of fears it would bring […]

Europe’s leaders at odds over bond plan

Europe’s leaders face fresh splits over how to tackle the eurozone’s crisis after being urged to create a market for joint European government bonds View full post on UK Business Stories