The ECB is the central bank which monitors the monetary policy of the Eurozone, with the main objective being to maintain price stability.
The ECB's headquarters are in Frankfurt, Germany. The owners and principal shareholders of the European Central Bank, are the central banks not just of the 19 eurozone countries, but of the 28 member states of the EU. Mario Draghi, formerly Italy's central bank head, is the current ECB president. This page is a collection of DW's latest content on the ECB.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras defended his so-called humanitarian law on Thursday as the first bill drawn up by Athens in five years, rather than ordered by E.U. technocrats. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged all parties involved in solving the crisis to "get a grip".
Frankfurt Stock Exchange was an oasis of calm as the anti-ECB protests raged outside. In a normal trading day, the dax fell slightly. In the US investors welcomed the Fed's rates policy. We ask New York correspondent Jens Korte about the outcome of the latest policy meeting.
Police and demonstrators clashed in Frankfurt during anti-austerity protests. The demonstrations coincided with the inauguration of the ECB's new headquarters in the city. After a look at the day's events, we ask Frankfurt correspondent Annette Weisbach what the protestors actually want.
Another attraction has been added to Frankfurt’s skyline: the new headquarters of the European Central Bank. The design of the skyscraper is the brainchild of Austrian architect firm Coop Himmelb(l)au. We traveled to "Mainhatten,” as Frankfurt is nicknamed, to check it out.
Another attraction has been added to Frankfurt’s skyline: the new headquarters of the European Central Bank. The design of the skyscraper is the brainchild of Austrian architect firm Coop Himmelb(l)au and we traveled to "Mainhatten”, as Frankfurt is nicknamed, to check it out.
Frankfurt's Dax breached the 12 thousand mark for the first time in early trading. The new high comes a week after the ECB started bond-buying. Wall Street stocks also made solid gains. After a round-up we ask New York correspondent Jens Korte if the Dow's gains were influenced by European rallies.