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Analysts at TD Securities point out that the  ECB Chief Economist Lane speaks in London at noon and will be a key event to watch.

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“We haven’t heard from him since the outpouring of hawkish dissent last week, so will be watching very closely for his opinion on monetary stimulus, since it will hold a considerable amount of sway on the Governing Council.”

“Also today, Christine Lagarde will be testifying before EU Parliament at 9:30am on her appointment as the next ECB President. She’s likely to try to stay as neutral as possible as to not pre-empt the ECB decision on the 19th, but we will be watching closely for any views she may hold on QE or other easing measures.”