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Mario Draghi is an Italian economist who served as President of the European Central Bank between 2011 and 2019. Before that, he served as the Chairman of the Financial Stability Board from 2009 to 2011 and Governor of the Bank of Italy from 2005 to 2011.
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Pope appoints ex-ECB boss Draghi to prestigious academy of social sciencesVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has appointed former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, the Vatican said on Friday. The Academy, a..
Fire strikes house of former ECB chief Draghi in Italy's Umbria region: local mediaA fire struck the house of former European Central Bank President Mario Draghi in the small town of Citta della Pieve, in the central Italian region of Umbria, local media said on Tuesday.
Bavarian leader: Germany must think in 'Draghi dimensions' to avoid deep crisisBavarian leader Markus Soeder said on Thursday Germany must do everything it can to avoid an economic crisis caused by the coronavirus, adding that policymakers should take a leaf out of the book of..
Lagarde takes over as president of European Central BankFRANKFURT: Christine Lagarde took over on Friday as president of the European Central Bank, replacing Italy’s Mario Draghi, as the institution has been riven by a return to easy money policies to..
Merkel, Macron hail outgoing ECB chief’s 'European dream' as Lagarde takes the reignsFrench President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday lauded Mario Draghi for defending "the European dream" in the face of opposition as he handed over a divided ECB to..
'Never give up': Draghi sums up hard-fought ECB termFrankfurt am Main (AFP) - Departing European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said Thursday the proudest legacy from his eight-year term was the ability to "never give up" in the face of economic..
Stocks rise, euro bows for Draghi's farewellEurope's traders were sending European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi off in style on Thursday, raising the region's stocks to their highest in more than a year and nudging the euro toward its best..
Draghi era ends with divisions over latest stimulusFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) � European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, whose vow to do "whatever it takes" is seen as a turning point the eurozone's debt crisis, presides over his last policy meeting..
A quiet exit for Draghi? Five questions for the ECBMario Draghi's last meeting as European Central Bank chief this Thursday may prove a lively gathering given a deep rift among policymakers over renewed asset purchases that threatens the effectiveness..
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde appointed head of European Central BankThe former chief of the International Monetary Fund is all set to replace Mario Draghi at ECB from November 1. Lagarde's confirmation for a non-renewable term of eight years comes after EU leaders..
EU leaders confirm Christine Lagarde's appointment as head of ECBEuropean Union leaders confirmed on Friday the appointment of Christine Lagarde as the new chief of the European Central Bank, replacing Mario Draghi from November 1.
Dollar takes a dive, euro catapulted higher as U.S.-China talks startA dive in the dollar catapulted the euro higher and flattened stocks on Thursday, as the first U.S.-China trade talks since July and a report accusing the European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi of..
European Central Bank chief: governments must help economyThe head of the European Central Bank says the economy in the 19-country eurozone is not showing signs of a rebound and urged governments to help by spending more on top of the central bank's latest..
ECB's Draghi faced pushback from heavyweights on new bond buys: sourcesEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi faced pushback from the representatives of Germany and France as well as at least one of his own board members on Thursday when he pushed for resuming the..
Draghi ties Lagarde's hands with promise of indefinite stimulusEuropean Central Bank chief Mario Draghi pledged indefinite stimulus on Thursday to revive an ailing euro zone economy, tying the hands of his successor for years to come and sparking an immediate..
ECB injects fresh stimulus in bid to inspire sluggish eurozoneOutgoing ECB President Mario Draghi achieved his goal of further cuts to interest rates and the renewal of bond buying for the euro area. But some policymakers are skeptical that the move was..
ECB Draghi: Weaker forecasts don't account for risk of hard BrexitEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday the bank's weaker economic forecasts did not take into account the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union without an exit deal,..
ECB Draghi: Euro area economy in period of 'protracted weakness'European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday that the euro zone economy was in a period of "protracted" economic weakness, with inflation staying low and the balance of risks tilted..
Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conferenceThe European Central Bank approved a fresh stimulus package as expected on Thursday, cutting interest rates and approving a new round of bond purchases to prop up euro zone growth and halt a worrisome..
Mario Draghi lays out plan for a dangerous round of stimulusThe outgoing ECB chief is locking his successor into a new phase of expansionary monetary policy Expectations – and, for many economists, rather bad ones – have been confirmed: the European Central..
Equities fall, bond yields rise on Draghi remarks, mixed earningsU.S. stocks backed off record highs and government bond yields ticked up on Thursday following mixed earnings reports and rosier-than-expected economic sentiment from the European Central Bank.
Wall Street gives up record high following weak results, DraghiWall Street fell from record highs on Thursday following a flurry of downbeat quarterly results from Ford Motor and other companies and after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's comments..
Wall St declines on weak earnings reports, ECB statementU.S. stocks slid on Thursday after a handful of downbeat earnings pointed to a slowing global economy and as European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's comments disappointed investors who were hoping..
Christine Lagarde: key issues she must address at the ECBIf confirmed as president, rebooting eurozone growth should be among top priorities Christine Lagarde’s nomination as the next president of the European Central Bank was not widely expected. If..
Lagarde seen in pole position to replace ECB's DraghiA shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde would face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone..
Trump says he "made" Fed Chair Powell and would trade him for Europe's DraghiThe president says "nobody ever heard of" Powell before Trump named him to run the Fed
Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who couldThe head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacement. The shortlists of likely candidates are almost..
Macron derides Weidmann's 'belated' support for ECB's bond programFrench President Emmanuel Macron derided Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann's "belated" support for a European Central Bank program of government bond purchases, amid talk of the German running to..
Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China tradeGlobal stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from..
How Italy could save the euroItaly is now experiencing its third recession in a decade, its economy’s downward trajectory increasingly resembling Dante’s descent into his Inferno’s nine circles of hell (minus the prospects..
Draghi to Trump: ECB doesn't target euro exchange rateThe European Central Bank's policy actions are aimed at achieving its inflation target and not at the euro's exchange rate, ECB President Mario Draghi said Tuesday, hours after U.S. President Donald..
Global stocks rally on hopes from trade, monetary policyGlobal stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S...
'Super Mario' shock: euro slides, yields hit new lowsThe euro took a beating and German bond yields hit a fresh record low on Tuesday in reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or..
Draghi shock hits euro, boosts stocksEuropean shares rallied and the euro took a sharp hit on Tuesday in a knee-jerk reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset..