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The reduction to the ECB's bond-buying program will likely have a mixed impact on the bond markets of countries in the European Union.
In the ECB's (European Central Bank) October policy meeting, its laid out its plans for the QE (quantitative easing) program.
In its September 7 policy meeting, the ECB (European Central Bank) said that currency appreciation or depreciation is not part of its current mandate.
In its September 7 policy meeting, the ECB (European Central Bank) left its policy measures unchanged, leaving interest rates at 0%.
If the European economy continues to improve at the current pace, the QE program could be scaled down to 40.0 billion euros per month.
The ECB (European Central Bank) in its recent monetary policy meeting on June 8 left its main refinancing rate at 0% and the interest rate at 0.25%.
The ECB (European Central Bank) left interest rates unchanged at 0% in the rate-setting meeting that was held on Thursday, June 8.
Political risks in Europe subsided after the French elections, but the ECB is still facing Brexit negotiations and the German elections in September.
Bond yields have slipped on the latest US non-farm payroll data but also on the reduced probability of 2017 interest rate hikes by the Fed.
The European Central Bank (or ECB) likely let out a huge sigh of relief after Emmanuel Macron emerged victorious in the second round of the French elections.
Who would have thought that after the Fed hiked rates for the second time in three months that Treasury yields would actually decline? But that's exactly what's happened. The 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yield dropped from 2.6% on the day before the March 15 decision to 2.4% now, confounding many investors who had expected rates to continue climbing.
Germany's expected rise in inflation is concerning as the cost of borrowing has increased across Europe—and this amid all the political uncertainty.
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