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AP | European Central Bank Holds Rates as Uncertainties Grow, 10 Apr 2019
The ECB has joined the U.S. Federal Reserve in pausing the withdrawal of stimulus measures deployed over a decade to bounce back from the global financial crisis, as central bankers around the world ponder which way the economy is headed. The Fed has already started raising had raised  rates but has backed off plans for further rate increases in 2019.
Fed raises rates for second time in 2018, June 2018
previously March, 2018 meeting
Fed hikes rate, lowers 2019 projection to 2 increases, Dec 2018
"Central bank officials now forecast two hikes next year, down from three rate raises previously projected"

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ECB to keep rates at record lows until summer 2019, cuts economic outlook, June 2018
"The Governing Council expects the key ECB interest rates to remain at their present levels at least through the summer of 2019"

Whatever it takes
"ECB's Draghi backs expectations for late 2019 rate hike"

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by Cat on Wed Apr 10th, 2019 at 03:44:40 PM EST
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