Investors have been taken by surprise by the ECB cut in interest rates to 0.25% - a record low.
The two traditional "engines for growth" in the eurozone are wheezing back to life and dragging the whole area with them.
The worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression is not over. Not yet. But there are, at last, signs that it may be coming to an end.
The Cypriot finance minister Michael Sarris has said he thinks capital controls will last "a matter of weeks" in an interview with the BBC.
A Financial Times leader article (£) has said that the Cyprus bailout has set "profound precedents" for Eurozone banking.
– Financial Times
A contemplated deposit raid and actual capital controls will weigh on the European economy.
Against that, some healthy precedents are set by the deal. Broke banks can be resolved and not kept alive by the taxpayers of their own or other countries.
The hierarchy of claims will be respected: the bail-in of senior bonds is a big improvement on earlier “rescues”.
The quiescence of markets prove they can tell solvent debtors from insolvent ones.
Cyprus' central bank said all banks in the country will remain closed until at least Wednesday.
The banks were due to reopen on Tuesday morning.
Cyprus will introduce capital restrictions to prevent an outflow of money when its banks reopen this week but the measures will be "very temporary," President Nicos Anastasiades said this evening.
"The central bank will implement capital controls on transactions," he said in a televised address to the nation.
"I want to assure you that this will be a very temporary measure that will gradually be relaxed."
Anastasiades said the bailout deal reached overnight in frantic talks with the island's partners in the eurozone was "painful" but the best under the circumstances.
The FTSE-100 index closed down 14.38 points (0.02%) at 6378.38 today.
The US Treasury Department has welcomed the 'bail-in' agreement Cyprus has reached with international lenders, saying the financial stability in the eurozone was important to the United States.
The US Treasury said the agreement was "critical" and that they were monitoring developments closely.
It is critical to lay the foundation for a return to financial stability and growth in Cyprus. We will continue monitoring developments closely as details are finalized and the agreement is implemented.
Banks in Cyprus are due to reopen tomorrow however two of the biggest banks on the island, Popular Bank and Bank of Cyprus, will stay closed until Thursday, March 28, a Cyprus Central Bank source told Reuters.