This week, the city of Oxford played host to an international conference on “achieving net-zero”....

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PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2019 At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB took the following monetary policy decisions: (1) The interest rate on the deposit facility will be decreased by 10 basis points to -0.50%. The interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the rate on the marginal lending facility will remain…
PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2019 The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) today decided to modify some of the key parameters of the third series of targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO III) to preserve favourable bank lending conditions, ensure the smooth functioning of the monetary policy transmission mechanism and further support the accommodative…
PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2019 The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) today decided to extend the possibility of buying assets with yields below the interest rate on the deposit facility, to the extent necessary, under all parts of its asset purchase programme (APP).
PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2019 The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) today decided to introduce a two-tier system for reserve remuneration, which exempts part of credit institutions’ excess liquidity holdings (i.e. reserve holdings in excess of minimum reserve requirements) from negative remuneration at the rate applicable on the deposit facility. This decision…

The phrase “climate change” has been mentioned over 19,000 times in British parliamentary debates, with...

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Let me start by looking at why investment has been so weak in Europe in recent years, despite historically low levels of financing costs. Weak investment since the crisis has been accompanied by slow productivity growth across virtually all advanced economies.

Dr Ruth Mottram, Dr Martin Stendel and Dr Peter Langen are climate scientists at the...

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Lauri Myllyvirta is an analyst covering air quality and energy trends in China. China’s CO2...

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