ECB policy meeting: tough questions for Mario Draghi

Interest rates are very likely to remain unchanged at record lows and little is expected on the central bank’s plans to buy asset-backed securities or embark on full-scale quantitative easing.

The decision is out at 12.45pm UK time. Read more

How deep are the ECB’s pockets?

The below is from the FT’s Money Supply blog that covers all things central banky.

The ECB’s exposure to peripheral sovereign debt and a host of other assets of dubious quality has sparked concerns about the central bank’s solvency. Read more

Q&A: The Fed’s interest rate forecasts

The below is from the FT’s Money Supply blog that covers all things central banky.

So the Federal Reserve on Wednesday will publish forecasts which will show us how long it plans to keep rates at more-or-less zero. Hasn’t it done that already? Read more

Q&A: The ECB’s three-year loans

The below is from the FT’s Money Supply blog that covers on all things central banky. FT Alphaville enjoyed it so much, that we had to ask Claire if we could nick it cross-post. She kindly agreed.

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