The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2021 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
Banking

WireTap 1400 29/02/12

A round-up of the key stories across the specialist financial media, including news on the ECB's second LTRO that has been tapped for €529 billion by 800 banks.


€529 billion LTRO 2 tapped by record 800 banks

Three-year ECB loans should be for emergencies only. They should not become a replacement for Europe’s bank funding market.

Click here for the full story


LTRO2: ECB ramps up the euro carry trade

EURUSD resilience ahead of the ECB’s second LTRO was quickly put to the test as the prospect of a fresh wave of euro-funded carry trades undermined the single currency.

Click here for the full story


Goldman, Wells cite SEC enforcement threat

Goldman Sachs Group, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase are among banks warned by federal regulators that they may face civil claims tied to sales of mortgage-backed securities.

Click here for the full story


ECB's LTRO has little impact on risky assets

The European Central Bank's second giant injection of liquidity into the Continent's banking system pulled the euro slightly lower against the dollar but had little impact on risky assets such as the government bonds of Italy and Spain.

Click here for the full story


Fourth-quarter GDP revised up to 3 percent

The US economy grew a bit faster than initially thought in the fourth quarter on slightly firmer consumer and business spending.

Click here for the full story

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree