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Newsmaker with Vítor Constâncio

Live coverage of an interview with ECB Vice President and Member of the Executive Board Vítor Constâncio by Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler.

  • The European Central Bank has not committed yet to any decision for its next meeting on March 10, but may decide to act if it determines that a recovery in inflation is getting pushed back further into the future, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Friday.

  •  REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic 

    Welcome to our live coverage of this Reuters Newsmaker on the work of the European Central Bank with ECB Vice President & Member of the Executive Board, Vítor Constâncio.

    Reuters President and Editor-in-Chief, Steve Adler, will engage Constâncio in a wide range of topics, including the ECB’s efforts to rebuild confidence after the currency union’s near collapse in 2015, the bank’s desperate fight to boost inflation, the euro area’s near-stagnation and the legacy of a banking crisis that could hold back growth for years to come. Facing a renewed prospect of deflation, the ECB has promised to review its policy stance and possibly unroll further unconventional measures as soon as March.
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