ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet urged the 16 countries using the euro to slash their deficits "in 2011 at the latest," in an interview published Sunday in German tabloid Bild am Sonntag.

ECB signs off on new Frankfurt headquarters

ECB signs off on new Frankfurt headquarters

Berlin guns for top ECB job amid EU wrangling

Berlin guns for top ECB job amid EU wrangling

Inflation rose in Germany in December: report

Inflation rose in Germany in December: report

Germany calls on ECB to unwind economic stimulus

Germany calls on ECB to unwind economic stimulus

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union

German court rules in favour of ECB crisis-fighting tool

German court rules in favour of ECB crisis-fighting tool

Why Greece is top of Germany’s to-do list – again

Why Greece is top of Germany’s to-do list – again

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

German court to probe ECB bond-buying

German court to probe ECB bond-buying

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

‘Refugees will strengthen Germany’: Bundesbank

‘Refugees will strengthen Germany’: Bundesbank

Greece bailout plan set for hard Bundestag fight

Greece bailout plan set for hard Bundestag fight

Greece deal ‘may not be reached this month’

Greece deal ‘may not be reached this month’

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

ECB agrees more backup for Greek banks

ECB agrees more backup for Greek banks

EU court throws out German QE challenge

EU court throws out German QE challenge

‘Serious progress’ in Berlin Greece debt talks

‘Serious progress’ in Berlin Greece debt talks

Police tighten borders ahead of German G7

Police tighten borders ahead of German G7

Bundesbank swipes at ECB aid to Greek banks

Bundesbank swipes at ECB aid to Greek banks

Schäuble fears Greece deal may fall through

Schäuble fears Greece deal may fall through

Merkel and Tsipras have ‘positive’ phone chat

Merkel and Tsipras have ‘positive’ phone chat

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

Mario Draghi suffers anti-ECB confetti attack

Mario Draghi suffers anti-ECB confetti attack

Varoufakis begs for calm in war of words

Varoufakis begs for calm in war of words

Bundesbank tough, public soft on Greece

Bundesbank tough, public soft on Greece

German economy ‘on verge of boom’

German economy ‘on verge of boom’

Critics sue to stop ECB bond-buying

Critics sue to stop ECB bond-buying

Politicians close ranks on Blockupy violence

Politicians close ranks on Blockupy violence

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt

Frankfurt police prepare for anti-austerity demo

Frankfurt police prepare for anti-austerity demo

Greece cashflow troubles ‘insignificant’: Varoufakis

Greece cashflow troubles ‘insignificant’: Varoufakis

Schäuble insists: Greece will answer to Troika

Schäuble insists: Greece will answer to Troika

ECB details anti-deflation cash splurge

ECB details anti-deflation cash splurge

Eurozone agrees on Greek bailout extension

Eurozone agrees on Greek bailout extension

Greek talks promise to be ‘very difficult’

Greek talks promise to be ‘very difficult’

Germany rejects Greek loan application

Germany rejects Greek loan application

Greek finance minister calls ECB talks ‘fruitful’

Greek finance minister calls ECB talks ‘fruitful’

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Germany hits export surplus record in 2014

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

ECB announces €1.1tn bond buying programme

ECB announces €1.1tn bond buying programme

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

ECB in Germany compromise over QE

ECB in Germany compromise over QE

German ECB member sceptical on QE

German ECB member sceptical on QE

Draghi says price risks rising in eurozone

Draghi says price risks rising in eurozone

ECB warns against rise of populism in Europe

ECB warns against rise of populism in Europe

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

ECB’s negative interest rates under fire

ECB’s negative interest rates under fire

No stress for German banks, but faith falls

No stress for German banks, but faith falls

Bundesbank warns of ECB ‘change of course’

Bundesbank warns of ECB ‘change of course’

ECB blackmailed after data stolen

ECB blackmailed after data stolen

ECB: Euro banks ‘show signs of healing’

ECB: Euro banks ‘show signs of healing’

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

ECB official: German court could sink euro

ECB official: German court could sink euro

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

Huge anti-capitalism rally hits Frankfurt

Huge anti-capitalism rally hits Frankfurt

Bundesbank chief: allow eurozone defaults

Bundesbank chief: allow eurozone defaults

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles

New €5 notes make German debut

New €5 notes make German debut

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

Euro debt crisis ‘could last a decade’

Euro debt crisis ‘could last a decade’

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

ECB head: bond buying won’t cause inflation

ECB head: bond buying won’t cause inflation

European Central Bank head will talk with MPs

European Central Bank head will talk with MPs

Bundesbank chief stands up to finance minister

Bundesbank chief stands up to finance minister

ECB boss offers to explain euro plan to MPs

ECB boss offers to explain euro plan to MPs

New challenge filed to stop euro rescue

New challenge filed to stop euro rescue

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

Merkel: states must work with ECB on euro

Merkel: states must work with ECB on euro

ECB ‘could oppose Germany and buy bonds’

ECB ‘could oppose Germany and buy bonds’

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

Greece no threat to world economy: ECB man

Greece no threat to world economy: ECB man

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

Germany’s leadership to euroblivion

Germany’s leadership to euroblivion

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

ECB cuts rates

ECB cuts rates

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

ECB: Central banks boosting dollar liquidity

ECB: Central banks boosting dollar liquidity

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Former Bundesbank boss Weber to lead UBS

Former Bundesbank boss Weber to lead UBS

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

Bundesbank boss warns Greece to reform

Bundesbank boss warns Greece to reform

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

MP says Portugal should sell its gold to save itself

MP says Portugal should sell its gold to save itself

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Bundesbank sees 2.5 percent growth in 2011

Bundesbank sees 2.5 percent growth in 2011

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

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Jens Weidmann: The low-profile chancellor advisor

Merkel aide Weidmann to head Bundesbank

Merkel aide Weidmann to head Bundesbank

New German candidate for ECB possible

New German candidate for ECB possible

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Weber says he ducked ECB job due to lack of European support

Weber says he ducked ECB job due to lack of European support

Bundesbank boss Weber stepping down

Bundesbank boss Weber stepping down

Weber reportedly out of running for ECB job

Weber reportedly out of running for ECB job

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Bundesbank: first 2011 bond issue successful

Bundesbank: first 2011 bond issue successful

Brüderle rejects French eurozone ideas

Brüderle rejects French eurozone ideas

Berlin mulls independent euro rescue fund

Berlin mulls independent euro rescue fund

Merkel hails eurozone rescue fund agreement

Merkel hails eurozone rescue fund agreement

ECB unveils €5-billion capital increase

ECB unveils €5-billion capital increase

Unloved euro considered too valuable to ditch

Unloved euro considered too valuable to ditch

Berlin favours possible ECB capital increase

Berlin favours possible ECB capital increase

Bundesbank’s Weber says ECB to hold course into 2011

Bundesbank’s Weber says ECB to hold course into 2011

Nobel laureate Krugman slams Bundesbank’s Weber as risk to euro

Nobel laureate Krugman slams Bundesbank’s Weber as risk to euro

ECB head blames Germany and France for debt crisis

ECB head blames Germany and France for debt crisis

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

Bankers condemn ECB purchase of Greek bonds

Bankers condemn ECB purchase of Greek bonds

ECB lays cornerstone for new Frankfurt headquarters

ECB lays cornerstone for new Frankfurt headquarters

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

ECB resumes dollar loans to eurozone banks

ECB resumes dollar loans to eurozone banks

Berlin backs EU aid fund after Obama prodding

Berlin backs EU aid fund after Obama prodding

Berlin begins jockeying for top ECB job

Berlin begins jockeying for top ECB job

Merkel says EU will not abandon Greece

Merkel says EU will not abandon Greece

Merkel: Greece puts euro in ‘very difficult phase’

Merkel: Greece puts euro in ‘very difficult phase’

Counterfeiting of euro banknotes surges

Counterfeiting of euro banknotes surges

Berlin welcomes Spanish idea for EU economic ‘government’

Berlin welcomes Spanish idea for EU economic ‘government’

Central bank bombshell sparks debt debate

Central bank bombshell sparks debt debate

Bundesbank sees economy shrinking 6.2 percent in 2009

Bundesbank sees economy shrinking 6.2 percent in 2009

Berlin slams French deficit rules proposal

Berlin slams French deficit rules proposal

ECB cuts rates to historic low

ECB cuts rates to historic low

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ECB starts swap arrangement with US Federal Reserve

ECB cuts rates to 1.50 percent

ECB cuts rates to 1.50 percent

German inflation up to one percent in February

German inflation up to one percent in February

ECB slashes interest rates again

ECB slashes interest rates again

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ECB slashes eurozone interest rates

ECB cuts eurozone interest rates

ECB cuts eurozone interest rates

German Media Roundup: Berlin’s bank rescue bonanza

German Media Roundup: Berlin’s bank rescue bonanza

German economy ‘on the brink of recession’

German economy ‘on the brink of recession’

Germany puts together €480-billion rescue plan

Germany puts together €480-billion rescue plan

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Merkel pledges German bank rescue package

Merkel and Sarkozy vow joint front against financial crisis

Merkel and Sarkozy vow joint front against financial crisis

Merkel demands international rules for financial markets

Merkel demands international rules for financial markets

Regulator Bafin freezes Icelandic bank Kaupthing operations

Regulator Bafin freezes Icelandic bank Kaupthing operations

Steinbrück: Berlin not mulling nationalizing banks – for now

Steinbrück: Berlin not mulling nationalizing banks – for now

Merkel confers with Sarkozy and Bush over crisis

Merkel confers with Sarkozy and Bush over crisis

ECB joins concerted worldwide rate cuts

ECB joins concerted worldwide rate cuts

DAX plunges under 5,000 points

DAX plunges under 5,000 points

Merkel: Germany ‘strong’ enough to cope with financial crisis

Merkel: Germany ‘strong’ enough to cope with financial crisis

Hypo Real Estate boss Funke resigns

Hypo Real Estate boss Funke resigns

Germany moves to shore up panicky financial markets

Germany moves to shore up panicky financial markets

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession

Deutsche’s Ackermann calls for European financial safety net

Deutsche’s Ackermann calls for European financial safety net

Merkel says US bailout needed to restore market confidence

Merkel says US bailout needed to restore market confidence

KfW execs sacked for ill-fated transfer to Lehman

KfW execs sacked for ill-fated transfer to Lehman

Hypo Real Estate gets last-minute rescue

Hypo Real Estate gets last-minute rescue

American financial crisis sparks German schadenfreude

American financial crisis sparks German schadenfreude

German business confidence drops again

German business confidence drops again

Berlin rejects joining US bank bailout package

Berlin rejects joining US bank bailout package

KfW transfer to Lehman reportedly no mistake

KfW transfer to Lehman reportedly no mistake

‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’ suspended for Lehman scandal

‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’ suspended for Lehman scandal

ECB joins US Fed to quell world markets

ECB joins US Fed to quell world markets

KfW slammed for mistakenly wiring Lehman €300 million

KfW slammed for mistakenly wiring Lehman €300 million

Merkel demands better global financial regulation

Merkel demands better global financial regulation

Analysts expect German banks to cope with Lehman’s demise

Analysts expect German banks to cope with Lehman’s demise

Steinbrück sees Germany weathering global financial crisis

Steinbrück sees Germany weathering global financial crisis

Steinbrück rejects EU stimulus plan idea

Steinbrück rejects EU stimulus plan idea

Producer prices see biggest surge in 27 yrs

Producer prices see biggest surge in 27 yrs

German GDP shrinks

German GDP shrinks

ECB sees euro-zone credit squeeze easing

ECB sees euro-zone credit squeeze easing

ECB hikes interest rates

ECB hikes interest rates

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German inflation surges to fastest pace in 15 years

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Germany economy expected to slow in Q2

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German ZEW investor confidence survey drops sharply

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German inflation reaches 3.0 percent in May

German industrial output falls again

German industrial output falls again

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Bundesbank raises 2008 growth forecast, but cuts it for 2009

ECB celebrates 10th anniversary in Frankfurt

ECB celebrates 10th anniversary in Frankfurt

German producer prices jump by 5.2 percent in April

German producer prices jump by 5.2 percent in April

Bundesbank expects only modest German growth

Bundesbank expects only modest German growth

German economy surprises with robust Q1 growth

German economy surprises with robust Q1 growth

German retail sales post surprise fall in March

German retail sales post surprise fall in March

A third of Germans want the mark back

A third of Germans want the mark back

Euro hits record high against US dollar

Euro hits record high against US dollar

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Inflation hits German investor confidence

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German inflation spikes to 3.1 percent in March

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IKB faces shareholder wrath over subprime mess

ECB cuts growth forecast amid inflation concerns

ECB cuts growth forecast amid inflation concerns

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German inflation rises in January

Euro hits record high against the dollar

Euro hits record high against the dollar