The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) left key interest rates unchanged, in line with market expectations, following its September monetary-policy meeting. Interest rates on main refinancing operations currently stand at 0.00 percent
Eurozone annual consumer inflation edged up to 2.1 percent in July 2018, continuing its upward streak after recording a 2-percent growth in June. The annual inflation figures, the highest since December 2012
The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) left key interest rates unchanged following its penultimate monetary-policy meeting for this year held in October.
The ECB’s monetary policy in September was a non-event, with the governing council neither making any changes to the existing policy nor adding new ones as they voted to leave interest rates and non-monetary policies on hold.
Since the beginning of 2017, the euro keeps strengthening against the US dollar, with around a 10-percent increase between January 2 and June 29, from $1.04 per euro to more than $1.144 per euro.