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Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, is now responding to questions from the press with key quotes, via Reuters, found below.

  • The only version of the ECB that conveys the message is the English version.
  • Market expectations very well aligned with the Governing Council’s.
  • Uncertainty component in terms structure of money markets may have increased due to various factors including trade.
  • Seeing impact of higher nominal wage growth.
  • Expect broad-based wage growth in H2 across sectors, countries.

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About Mario Draghi

The European Central Bank’s president Mario Draghi was born in 1947 in Rome, Italy. Graduated of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Draghi became the president of the European Central Bank in 2011. As part of his job in the Governing Council he gives press conferences in the back of how the  ECB  observes the current European economy. President’s comments may determine positive or negative the Euro’s trend in the short-term. Usually, if he shows a hawkish outlook, that is seen as positive (or bullish) for the EUR, while a dovish is seen as negative (or bearish).