Central Banking

Bernanke speaks out

Steve Liesman speaks with Ben Bernanke in a rare interview since the former Federal Reserve Chairman left his post.

All eyes on the Fed

It’s a big week for the Federal Reserve. Will the central bank tweak the language in its statement laying the groundwork for interest rate hikes?

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A euro logo next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

The European Central Bank’s (ECB) started its massive 60 billion euro-a-month ($66.3 billion) bond-buying program on Monday with analysts arguing over the effect this would have on the world’s fixed income markets. As soon as the start was announced last Thursday, yields on bonds across Europe shot lower – with bond yields and prices having an …

Yellen visits Capitol Hill

Stocks set a record as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the central bank will remain patient when deciding when to raise rates.

Global reaction to ECB stimulus

Nightly Business Report has reaction to the European Central Bank’s new historic bond-buying program from our across Europe.

ECB unveils stimulus plan

The European Central Bank announced a massive stimulus program to get the struggling eurozone economy growing again.

Big central bank moves

Two of the world’s most prominent central banks in Europe and China triggered a stock market rally across the globe.

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ECB President Mario Draghi speaks about the ECB's perspective on economic and monetary developments with Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs, focusing on ECB's unconventional monetary policy which might go beyond purchases of private sector assets with an aim to help the stagnating EU economy.

The euro zone’s growth has weakened over the summer months, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi told European lawmakers Monday, but stressed that he was willing to do more to stimulate the economy — including the purchase of government bonds. Speaking at the European Union’s Parliament, Draghi reiterated that the bank’s governing council remained …

The Fed’s emerging worries

Will central bank policy makers continue to cut back on stimulus, especially with the recent turmoil in the markets.

G-20 Leaders Meet

In this report for NBR, Julia Chatterly looks at what is on the agenda of the G-20 leaders meeting in Moscow.

Global Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund has cut its global growth outlook for this year and next.

Cyprus Bailout Plans

Cyprus is finally reaching a bailout deal with the Eurogroup, but it’s a painful one. Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.

Banks Remain Closed in Cyprus

Cyprus banks remain closed as leaders there try to avert a banking system collapse.

Interview with Randall Kroszner

Former Federal Reserve Governor Kroszner offers his insight as the Fed kicks off its two day policy meeting.

Cyprus Lawmaker Reject Bailout

Cyprus lawmakers rejected an unprecedented proposal to tax bank deposits, part of a Eurozone bailout plan.