Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Fed rate rise raises questions over ECB policy on euro

The Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate rise in nine years sent the dollar slightly higher, but has done little to aid the European Central Bank’s apparent bid to weaken the euro materially. The dollar rose 0.5% against the euro Thursday, building on a small gain after the Fed announced Wednesday that it will increase rates from near zero to between [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Monetary policy and structural reforms in the euro area

"The tools we have deployed since June 2014 are producing the intended effects," said Mario Draghi in a speech in Bologna today. "Following the recalibration of our instruments decided by the Governing Council earlier this month, the ECB expects inflation to return to its objective without undue delay. The President also said that if [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

New Depositor Compensation Scheme Regulations

New Depositor Compensation Scheme Regulations transposing Directive 2014/49/EU published On 4 December 2015, Legal Notice 383 of 2015 has been published in the Government Gazette. This Legal Notice, which replaces Legal Notice 369 of 2003, transposes Directive 2014/49/EU, the Recast Depositor Guarantee Schemes Directive. Click here for LN 383 of [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Report: The results of the survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises in the euro area

The European Central Bank (ECB) is today publishing its 13th report on the results of the “Survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises”. The report provides evidence on changes in the financial situation, financing needs and access to financing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the euro area in the six months [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments