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European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) is the institution of the European Union (EU) tasked with administrating the monetary policy of the 16 EU member states taking part in the Eurozone. It is thus one of the world's most important central banks. The bank was established by the Treaty of Amsterdam in 1998, and is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. The current President of the ECB is Jean-Claude Trichet.

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A pedestrian talking on his phone is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange as an investor watches boards displaying stock prices in central Sydney October 16, 2014. Australian shares slid 1.1 percent on Thursday after U.S. stocks l
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday October 22, 2014

By Comsec

The positive tone for the Australian share market has extended into Wednesday following solid gains for Wall St overnight. US stocks recorded strong gains on Tuesday supported by healthy corporate results. The S&P 500 has now gained more than 6% since its session low last Wednesday. (Oct 22)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon October 13, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market has slumped for the fifth time in six days and remains near an eight-month low. The All Ordinaries (XAO) slipped by 0.6 per cent and local stocks have shed 9.5 per cent from the highs reached at the start of September. (Oct 13)

MORE TOPICS: IMF, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP, AUSTRALIA, WESFARMERS

New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday October 1, 2014

By Comsec

Local investors have had little opportunity to savour the gains of the pre-ceding session. The 0.5 per cent gain for the ASX 200 on Tuesday was erased in short order at the open today. Buyers were invisible at the open and the ASX 200 shed 48 points at the low point of the morning. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: HSBC, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL SALES, RETAIL

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond greets Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in central London
Australia Meet Of G20 Ministers Makes Recipe For Economic Growth: Peeved US Asks EU To Step Up Demand Urgently

By IBTimes AU

In G20, a common solution for economic ills looks untenable as member states have varied rates for growth and slowdown. (Sep 22)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, MANUFACTURING, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

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EU To See Good Times As Central Bank Cuts Rate And Launches Economic Stimulus

By IBTimes AU

The stimulus as well as the efforts at streamlining business financing for SMEs may yield positive results. (Sep 08)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, MANAGEMENT, QUANTITATIVE EASING

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European Central Bank Advises Action to Boost Demand and Employment In EU

By IBTimes AU

Low inflation sums up the weakness of the economies in the 28 member European Union (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, INVESTMENT

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon June 6, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket continued to improve this afternoon, taking the gains to almost 0.5 per cent. Gains from U.S. markets and the first interest rate cut in six months for the European Central Bank helped lift stocks overnight. (Jun 06)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon June 5, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian share market closed lower for a third consecutive session today, with gains in mining players unable to help lift stocks into positive territory. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) closed down 7.1 points or 0.1 per cent to 5419.7 points. (Jun 05)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RIO TINTO

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday June 5, 2014

By Comsec

After a flat start this morning, local shares are now firmly in the red following a bigger than expected trade deficit recorded in April. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down for the third day and for the fifth time in six sessions. (Jun 05)

MORE TOPICS: WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, BANK OF ENGLAND

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 5/23/14

By Comsec

After a volatile week ,the ASX 200 has ended in positive territory, albeit by a small margin of 0.25%. The transformative event of the week was the improved reading on Chinese manufacturing on Thursday which provided the mining sector with a timely f... (May 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK