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# Mario Draghi

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Italian prime minister Mario Draghi resigns after coalition implodes
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
Coalition turmoil prompted Draghi last week to offer his resignation.
Italy's president refuses prime minister Mario Draghi's resignation amid coalition chaos
The political crisis could trigger snap elections.
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France's Emmanuel Macron and Italy's Mario Draghi call to loosen EU fiscal rules
Macron has argued that the rule preventing a country’s public deficit from being more than 3% of its GDP was outdated.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
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
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
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
Draghi will lead a non-political government as Italy still reels from the Covid-19 crisis.
'Do your job': Finance Committee wants ECB chief to explain role in tracker mortgage scandal
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
The ECB cut a key interest rate to a new record low for the region today.
The poor euro is getting pummelled again
Things were looking OK there for a while.
Glitterbombing woman calls for 'end to ECB dictatorship'
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
The European Central Bank’s €1.1 trillion QE plan starts today.
The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro
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
The notes won’t be distributed until 25 November.
ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
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?
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
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
This was the week in business.
Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers
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
How low can it go?
Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree
The central bank has finally announced its long-awaited money-creation programme.
It's not the best time to order stuff from America...
Something big happened today…
Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)
And you can thank Enda Kenny if he does.
The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection
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
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
The fresh talk of Greece leaving the Euro really isn’t helping.
Enda: I'll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry
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
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'
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
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
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
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.
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Kelly said there is going to be a lot of SMEs cleared out ‘in one go’ following ECB stress tests.