Jan 9, 2014

ECB gives thumbs up to woman on executive board

The European Central Bank on Thursday gave the green light to the appointment of a woman to its all-male executive board. Earlier this week, the Council of EU member states named Germany’s Sabine Lautenschlaeger to the ECB’s executive board, replacing compatriot Joerg Asmussen. The ...

Aug 18, 2013

Eurozone bonds seen turning page on debt crisis

The eurozone bond market is gradually recovering from the disruption caused by the debt crisis, analysts say, with the gap in borrowing costs between fragile countries and Germany at two-year lows. “The bond market is benefiting from both the staunch support of the ECB ...

Trichet: Kuroda good pick, don't guide yen

Mar 6, 2013

Trichet: Kuroda good pick, don't guide yen

Former European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet welcomed Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda as the nominee for the next leader of the Bank of Japan, in an interview on Monday. Noting his previous ties with Kuroda, Trichet said he is sure of “very ...