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# mario-draghi - This year 2022

Italian prime minister Mario Draghi resigns after coalition implodes
# Italy
# Italy

Italian prime minister Mario Draghi resigns after coalition implodes

Jul 21st 2022, 10:22 AM 9,663 Views 5 Comments

President Sergio Mattarella is likely to dissolve parliament and call early elections for September or October.

Italian PM Draghi wins confidence vote but his unity government remains in peril
# Mario Draghi
# Mario Draghi

Italian PM Draghi wins confidence vote but his unity government remains in peril

Jul 20th 2022, 8:47 PM 7,292 Views 3 Comments

Coalition turmoil prompted Draghi last week to offer his resignation.

Italy's president refuses prime minister Mario Draghi's resignation amid coalition chaos
# Italy
# Italy

Italy's president refuses prime minister Mario Draghi's resignation amid coalition chaos

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 7:06 PM 13,476 Views 8 Comments

The political crisis could trigger snap elections.

# mario-draghi - Last year 2021

France's Emmanuel Macron and Italy's Mario Draghi call to loosen EU fiscal rules
# Big Spenders
# Big Spenders

France's Emmanuel Macron and Italy's Mario Draghi call to loosen EU fiscal rules

Dec 23rd 2021, 2:07 PM 11,476 Views 9 Comments

Macron has argued that the rule preventing a country’s public deficit from being more than 3% of its GDP was outdated.

Italian government to require all workers to display Covid pass
# Italy
# Italy

Italian government to require all workers to display Covid pass

Sep 17th 2021, 7:10 AM 19,544 Views 39 Comments

Public and private sector employees will have to produce a health pass to access their workplaces from October 15.

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister
# Top Job
# Top Job

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister

Feb 13th 2021, 2:10 PM 9,196 Views 6 Comments

The veteran politician formerly held the top job at the European Central Bank.

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government
# Italy
# Italy

Mario Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy’s new government

Feb 12th 2021, 8:06 PM 8,575 Views 5 Comments

Draghi has also submitted the names of his Cabinet members to President Sergio Mattarella, who has the job of naming them.

Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government
# Wily Veteran
# Wily Veteran

Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government

Feb 3rd 2021, 2:07 PM 9,318 Views 10 Comments

Draghi will lead a non-political government as Italy still reels from the Covid-19 crisis.

# mario-draghi - All time

'Do your job': Finance Committee wants ECB chief to explain role in tracker mortgage scandal
# Oversight
# Oversight

'Do your job': Finance Committee wants ECB chief to explain role in tracker mortgage scandal

Oct 28th 2017, 10:39 AM 13,554 Views 52 Comments

The committee’s chair said it is important to keep the pressure on the banks now.

This man is taking the euro deeper and deeper into the unknown
# Santa Mario
# Santa Mario

This man is taking the euro deeper and deeper into the unknown

Dec 3rd 2015, 3:33 PM 19,643 Views 60 Comments

The ECB cut a key interest rate to a new record low for the region today.

The poor euro is getting pummelled again
# Low Note
# Low Note

The poor euro is getting pummelled again

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:25 PM 34,876 Views 53 Comments

Things were looking OK there for a while.

Glitterbombing woman calls for 'end to ECB dictatorship'
# Glitterbomb
# Glitterbomb

Glitterbombing woman calls for 'end to ECB dictatorship'

Apr 15th 2015, 3:37 PM 19,266 Views 77 Comments

That’s one way to make your point.

Explainer: Why the ECB will be pulling €1.1 TRILLION out of thin air... and what it means for you
# To Qe Or Not To Qe
# To Qe Or Not To Qe

Explainer: Why the ECB will be pulling €1.1 TRILLION out of thin air... and what it means for you

Mar 9th 2015, 12:25 PM 52,932 Views 139 Comments

The European Central Bank’s €1.1 trillion QE plan starts today.

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro
# That Sinking Feeling
# That Sinking Feeling

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro

Mar 6th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,709 Views 82 Comments

The ECB will start its €1.1 trillion spending programme on Monday and that’s hitting the currency hard.

Here's what the new €20 note looks like
# Scór
# Scór

Here's what the new €20 note looks like

Feb 24th 2015, 2:00 PM 25,319 Views 46 Comments

The notes won’t be distributed until 25 November.

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,345 Views 80 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?
# No Cash For You
# No Cash For You

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?

Feb 5th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,500 Views 99 Comments

Europe’s lender of last resort is facing a torrent of criticism in the fallout from last night’s statement concerning Greece’s government debt

Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today

Feb 4th 2015, 11:13 AM 12,325 Views 81 Comments

It’s going to be a big day for the country’s new leaders.

The Briefcase: A money-conjuring trick, billionaires' paradise and so many buzzwords
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: A money-conjuring trick, billionaires' paradise and so many buzzwords

Jan 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 12,774 Views 15 Comments

This was the week in business.

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers

Jan 24th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,303 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How much does it cost to rent an Irish pub on wheels?

The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years
# In Decline
# In Decline

The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years

Jan 23rd 2015, 1:33 PM 21,654 Views 79 Comments

How low can it go?

Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree
# The Big Guns
# The Big Guns

Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:57 PM 29,117 Views 105 Comments

The central bank has finally announced its long-awaited money-creation programme.

It's not the best time to order stuff from America...
# Quantitative Healing
# Quantitative Healing

It's not the best time to order stuff from America...

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:09 PM 30,243 Views 23 Comments

Something big happened today…

Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)
# Thanks Enda
# Thanks Enda

Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 7,211 Views 26 Comments

And you can thank Enda Kenny if he does.

The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection
# Draghinomics
# Draghinomics

The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection

Jan 14th 2015, 4:57 PM 13,685 Views 42 Comments

An advisor to the EU’s top court has cleared a controversial bond-buying scheme.

The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole
# Downward Spiral
# Downward Spiral

The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole

Jan 7th 2015, 6:47 PM 15,581 Views 51 Comments

Prices are falling, but that’s not the good news you may think.

This chart shows why you're getting less and less US dollars for your euro
# Bang For Your Buck
# Bang For Your Buck

This chart shows why you're getting less and less US dollars for your euro

Jan 5th 2015, 10:40 AM 11,495 Views 22 Comments

The fresh talk of Greece leaving the Euro really isn’t helping.

Enda: I'll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry
# Good Luck With That
# Good Luck With That

Enda: I'll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry

Dec 17th 2014, 2:02 PM 7,144 Views 49 Comments

The Taoiseach was described as “a crawler” by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil today.

European economies look even sicker than expected, but the ECB isn't getting radical yet
# Ecb Waiting Game
# Ecb Waiting Game

European economies look even sicker than expected, but the ECB isn't getting radical yet

Dec 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 8,806 Views 32 Comments

There will be no new ECB spending spree this month – despite growth forecasts being slashed.

The ECB has more or less said: 'We're not going to Dublin, you can forget about it'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

The ECB has more or less said: 'We're not going to Dublin, you can forget about it'

Nov 26th 2014, 5:29 PM 15,308 Views 44 Comments

The banking inquiry’s public hearings will begin the week after next – but it looks like the ECB won’t be there.

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry
# No Show
# No Show

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry

Nov 18th 2014, 10:57 AM 7,425 Views 46 Comments

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

The ECB will start its shopping spree within weeks to get the eurozone going
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

The ECB will start its shopping spree within weeks to get the eurozone going

Oct 2nd 2014, 4:08 PM 8,914 Views 20 Comments

Interest rates remain at record lows as euro bankers plan a two-year spending binge.

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps
# Deflation Stations
# Deflation Stations

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps

Aug 29th 2014, 4:46 PM 9,751 Views 48 Comments

Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.
# Sluggish
# Sluggish

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.

Aug 14th 2014, 11:29 AM 12,952 Views 60 Comments

Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.

Will the ECB's new €400 billion lending plan filter down to Irish SMEs?
# Trickle Down
# Trickle Down

Will the ECB's new €400 billion lending plan filter down to Irish SMEs?

Jun 6th 2014, 6:26 PM 5,915 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday the ECB sought to match words with actions, but will it have an impact for Irish SMEs?

Is this the big bazooka? - €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi
# Kablamo
# Kablamo

Is this the big bazooka? - €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi

Jun 5th 2014, 3:28 PM 15,585 Views 43 Comments

SME and non-financial corporate lending is the main target of today’s package of measures, with the ECB also cutting inflation expectations.

ECB announces negative rate in bid to fight deflation
# Uncharted Territory
# Uncharted Territory

ECB announces negative rate in bid to fight deflation

Jun 5th 2014, 1:29 PM 12,976 Views 42 Comments

The rate at which the European Central Bank pays commercial banks for depositing their unused cash has been reduced from zero per cent to minus 0.10 per cent.

ECB action could be 'too little, too late' as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent
# Inflation Stations
# Inflation Stations

ECB action could be 'too little, too late' as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:33 PM 11,502 Views 61 Comments

Disappointing inflation figures mean we’re likely to see some action this month, but will it make a difference?

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

Apr 20th 2014, 8:30 AM 325 Views 44 Comments

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy
# Forecast
# Forecast

Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy

Mar 9th 2014, 8:05 PM 30,918 Views 94 Comments

Kelly said there is going to be a lot of SMEs cleared out ‘in one go’ following ECB stress tests.

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