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ECB Insight: Continuity Appropriate; Lagarde to Stay the Course as June Objective Comes Within Reach

By David Barwick – FRANKFURT (Econostream) – When European Central Bank Governing Council members of such disparate stripes as Austrian National Bank’s Robert Holzmann and De Nederlandsche Bank’s Klaas Knot on the hawkish side or Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras and Banco de España head Pablo Hernández de Cos on the dovish side all clearly expect the ECB to start loosening monetary policy in June, then a first rate cut in June should be everyone’s central scenario.

10 April 2024

ECB: Firms’ Inflation Expectations Down

By Aurėja Bobelytė – VILNIUS (Econostream) – Euro area firms’ inflation expectations declined in the first quarter of 2024, according to the Survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises (SAFE) published Monday by the European Central Bank.

8 April 2024

They Said It - Recent Comments of ECB Governing Council Members

By David Barwick – FRANKFURT (Econostream) – The following is an overview of recent comments made by European Central Bank Governing Council members. We include only comments made since the Governing Council meeting of 7 March, but earlier comments can still be seen in versions up to that of 4 March .

8 April 2024

They Said It - Recent Comments of ECB Governing Council Members

By David Barwick – FRANKFURT (Econostream) – The following is an overview of recent comments made by European Central Bank Governing Council members. We include only comments made since the Governing Council meeting of 7 March, but earlier comments can still be seen in versions up to that of 4 March .

2 April 2024