'Semi-rude' Draghi, 'Jump the Gun' Carney criticized

Mark Carney

European stocks may have loved the forward guidance issued by both the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE), but some economists have expressed their concern over the move, arguing that it reeks of desperation.

Draghi walks on ice as Portugal fears intensify

Mario Draghi Interview Still

A political crisis in Portugal that has sent the country's bond yields soaring to as high as 8 percent this week puts European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi back in the hot seat when the central bank meets on Thursday.