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Run with bulls
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUL 2014
... tonight and the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow night. But before that, we've already heard ECB President Mario Draghi's comforting words. Just last night, Super Mario told the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs at the European Parliament ...
Good or bad, it's all good
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 JUN 2014
... prospect that the ECB will QE. Super Mario said so. In his interview with Dutch daily De Telegraaf , ECB President Mario Draghi declared that quantitative easing (QE) is "indeed possible within our mandate, namely if the purchases are aimed at ensuring ...
The art of fighting without fighting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 APR 2014
... refinancing rate unchanged at 0.25% and ... more "forward guidance". In his post-meeting press conference, ECB President Mario Draghi assured you, I and Irene (one more time) that, "We talked about lower interest rates, a lower deposit facility rate ...
Crimea makes it domestic
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAR 2014
... Central Bank (ECB) - is perturbed. It voted to keep interest rates unchanged overnight. According to ECB President Mario Draghi, "When we look at the specific situation in Ukraine, and if we look at that in a fairly, I would say, from -- from a purely ...
Central banks rule
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2013
... (cure-all) for anything and everything that ails economies and financial markets. It's also the ECB. Recall ECB president Mario Draghi's "whatever it takes" and forward guidance, "The governing council expects the key ECB rates to remain at present or ...
Out of the woods and into?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2013
... quarter's expansion is just a one-off and the economy could slip again in the next quarter...or the next. ECB President Mario Draghi said as much after the central bank's meeting on 1 August:A "Overall, euro area economic activity should stabilise and ...
No Grexit, no Cyprexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2013
... horror Grexit stories and speculations to appreciate its potential impact on the financial markets. As ECB president Mario Draghi said earlier this month, "Cyprus's economy is a small economy but the systemic risks may not be small." Ergo, Super Mario ...
China's turn to provide buy opportunities
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2013
... significantly visible improvement in the labour market. I don't have to remind you that only last week, ECB President Mario Draghi almost said the same thing, "Our monetary policy remains accommodative ... We are far from having an exit in mind". Soon ...
Brazilian CB might need to stop shaving
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 FEB 2013
... all a,-4 billion worth Italy planned to sell, sold. And why not? Super Mario is here. Last night, ECB President Mario Draghi left no room for interpretation when he said that, "Our monetary policy remains accommodative... We are far from having an exit ...
Any reason will do
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2013
... thought. Are the days of wine and roses going? Gone? Turns out it was all because of this statement by ECB President Mario Draghi: On the exchange rate, the first thing is that the appreciation is, in a sense, a sign of the return of confidence in the ...
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