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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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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)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL

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

Asia Shares Pare Losses as China Inflation in Line

By Reuters

Asian shares mostly slumped on Friday as a tense situation in Ukraine made investors cautious, though a tame inflation report from China calmed some nerves. (May 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, JAPAN, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT, LONDON

Japan tech shares slip; others relieved at U.S. jobs
Asian Shares Slump, Yen Gains as Investors Await BOJ

By Reuters

Asian stocks slumped in early trading on Tuesday as Wall Street gloom cast a shadow over the session, while caution ahead of the Bank of Japan's meeting outcome limited gains of the safe-haven yen. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, BANK OF AMERICA, MERRILL LYNCH, FIXED-INCOME, JAPAN, BANK OF JAPAN

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/4/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket rose modestly for the third time this week, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) edging 0.1 per cent higher by the close. The XAO finished above the 5400pt mark, helped by the fourth consecutive record close for U.S. markets last night. (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL

Asia Pensive before U.S. Jobs Test, Euro Nurses Losses
Asia Pensive before U.S. Jobs Test, Euro Nurses Losses

By Reuters

Asian markets were settling for a subdued session on Friday as investors counted down the hours to the U.S. jobs report, while the euro nursed a grudge after the European Central Bank opened the door to more aggressive easing, albeit not just yet. (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, GERMANY, JAPAN, QUANTITATIVE EASING

Gold Slips Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; on Track for Third Weekly Loss
Gold Slips Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; on Track for Third Weekly Loss

By Reuters

Gold edged lower on Friday as the market nervously awaited U.S. nonfarm payrolls data, even as the metal headed for a third straight week of losses amid better-performing equities and growing optimism about the U.S. economy. (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, INDIA