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Crypto coin sales get fresh regulatory scrutiny as ECB weighs in

Regulators across the globe are increasingly taking an interest in initial coin offerings, with European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny being the latest to weigh in.

Dollar near 2-month peak as ECB leaves euro underwhelmed

The euro stood near a three-year low early on Friday, having been underwhelmed by the ECB, which held back from making material changes after its policy review.


Here's what to look out for in the European Central Bank's meeting

With economic growth still relatively weak and inflation nonexistent, Draghi will be keen to convince investors that the ECB has not run out of ammunition to support the 19-country eurozone.

3 police cars set on fire in protests outside European Central Bank HQ in Germany

Masked demonstrators run past a burning police car after clashes between demonstrators and police.

Red flag in Athens

In government, Syriza may temper its rhetoric and politics. But EU needs to handle Greece with care.

ECB bond-buying move pushes markets soaring to new peaks

On Friday, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought shares worth $336.66 million worth of shares.


ECB launches QE plan to revive euro zone economy

Draghi has had to balance the need for action against German concerns about risk-sharing and potentially being left to foot the bill.

Euro zone prices fall more than expected in December

Economists polled by Reuters had expected a -0.1 per cent year-on-year fall in prices.

QE or not QE? Spotlight on the ECB as inflation dips

The ECB is expected to leave key rates unchanged and wait for next year to decide whether to take the leap to government bond-buying.

Falling inflation a worry for euro zone, Japan and China

The ECB, with rates as low they can go, has been doing everything in its power short of printing money — an option staunchly opposed by Germany.