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ECB Insight: Lagarde Puts Yet More Distance Between the ECB and Gradualism

By David Barwick – FRANKFURT (Econostream) – Consistent with her speech the day before, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde on Wednesday took the opportunity of the policy panel discussion at the ECB Forum on Central Banking 2022 to make clear again that the mantra of gradualism to which she had been so attached until recently is in the process of falling out of favour.

29 June 2022

Exclusive: ECB’s Kazāks: Would Not Exclude that We Need to Take Stronger Action in July

Exclusive: ECB’s Kazāks: Would not exclude that we need to take stronger action in July
- Kazāks: ‘Fair case to discuss whether 25 basis points in July are still appropriate’
- Kazāks: ‘We should always keep the door open to discussion’ and not carve each step in stone
- Kazāks: Observing indications of expectations mounting; this could justify bigger rate steps
- Kazāks: Increased risk of nonlinearities means frontloading rate hikes would be reasonable
- Kazāks: ‘See further increases in our rates in the remaining meetings at the end of the year’

28 June 2022