9 March: ECB continues asset purchase programme

March 9, 2017

Today the ECB Governing Council decided to keep its main interest rates unchanged and to continue to make purchases under the APP at the current monthly pace of €80 billion until the end of March and that, from April 2017, the net asset purchases were intended to continue at a monthly pace of €60 billion until the end of December 2017, or beyond, if necessary, and in any case until the Governing Council saw a sustained adjustment in the path of inflation consistent with its inflation aim.

Read the full account of the monetary policy meeting here.

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