FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market and may decide on the matter as soon as December with a view to begin buying early next year, several sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.
LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The euro fell and German Bund yields rose on Tuesday after several sources told Reuters the European Central Bank was considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary...
BUCHAREST, Oct 21 (Reuters) - European Central Bank financial stress tests should not reveal any surprises for the Romanian banking system, the Bucharest central bank's governor Mugur Isarescu said on Tuesday, despite funding from the West having fallen.
* Bank supervision info will be useful for monetary policy
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Euro zone monetary policy needs to remain very accommodative, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Monday, and called for the central bank to be given new powers to tackle unregulated part of the banking markets.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - European Central Bank policymakers will be able to use the information they gain from their new banking supervisory powers in the traditional monetary policy side of their jobs, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Monday.
* ECB to start buying ABS in Q4 (Adds market reaction, background, detail)
LONDON, Oct 20 (IFR) - The European Central Bank began buying covered bonds in the secondary market on Monday, as well as looking for offers on asset-backed securities, marking the launch of its highly anticipated bond purchase programme.
LONDON, Oct 20 (IFR) - The European Central Bank began buying covered bonds in the secondary market on Monday, launching its highly-anticipated third covered bond purchase programme.
BRATISLAVA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - A review of the European banking sector due to be released on Oct. 26 should bring clarity on Greece's funding needs, the head of the monetary union's bailout fund said on Monday.