European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council member Ignazio Visco stated on Friday, “rate hike bigger than 25 bps could be appropriate in September if medium-term inflation expectations don’t improve.”

Key quotes

Pace of additional “gradual but lasting” tightening will hinge on information and the way they have an effect on inflation prospects.

Markets affected in June by unwarranted notion of “particularly aggressive” financial coverage stance.

10-yr btp/bund unfold peak of 250 bps hit in early June isn’t per Italy’s financial fundamentals.

No indicators at current of “dangerous wage-price spiral”.

Anchored inflation expectations assist view financial coverage normalisation can be gradual.

(*25*) response

EUR/USD is extending its restoration from contemporary two-decade lows of 1.0072, discovering some demand on the above feedback.

The pair was final seen buying and selling at 1.0116, down 0.41% on the day.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here