How do I invest my money? Small investors in Germany are asking just that. Many economists doubt the new measures introduced by the European Central Bank will work.
Britain's central bank has done what it avoided doing for the past 10 years. It's hiked interest rates to curb inflation caused by a steep drop in the pound's value. But the marginal rise is of a rather symbolic nature.
The EU's central bank has decided to curb its monthly bond purchases by half. But DW's Henrik Böhme deplores that an end to what he believes is a risky zero-interest policy is not yet in sight.
Regulators from around the world have reached a compromise on new banking measures, ending a battle that began at the height of the financial crisis and was fiercely contested by banks on both sides of the Atlantic.
Prices in Germany rose faster than expected in November, strengthening the case of the European Central Bank, which has argued that its economic stimulus will eventually lead to more growth and higher inflation.
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