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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Quantitative Easing

All time
Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme
The European Court of Justice warns the decision could jeopardise EU legal unity.
# santa mario
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.
# low note
The poor euro is getting pummelled again
Things were looking OK there for a while.
Here are the things that could push Ireland over a cliff this year
The housing market, the fallout from the UK election and the situation in the Middle East are all on the government’s radar.
# QE
The best way to boost Europe's economy? 'Give everyone €175 each month'
What would you spend the money on?
# Yikes!
Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon
The currency has already hit a new 12-year low today.
# Rock Bottom
How much lower can the euro go?
The currency is headed towards equal footing with the US dollar.
# 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
The European Central Bank’s €1.1 trillion QE plan starts today.
# That Sinking Feeling
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.
# inbox me
The Briefcase: A money-conjuring trick, billionaires' paradise and so many buzzwords
This was the week in business.
# the big guns
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.
# quantitative healing
It's not the best time to order stuff from America...
Something big happened today…
# draghinomics
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.
# ecb waiting game
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.
# kablamo
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.
# The Fed
US Federal Reserve announces plan to buy more debt to boost economy
Analysts were not surprised by the move which essentially amounts to so-called quantitative easing.
# Unexpected
Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing
The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.
# Oil
World oil prices continue six-month record rallies
The price of a barrel has risen above $86 – just as the western world needs extra home heating.
# Bond Markets
QE2: Fed announces $600bn second round of quantitative easing
The American central bank announces it will buy back $600bn of outstanding US bonds to lift the cash supply.