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Adding to his earlier comments, the Dutch central bank head and ECB’s Governing Council member Klaas Knot was further noted saying that overall inflation has been above out definition of price stability for several months and the outlook seemed unaffected by Italy.

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   “¢   ECB is not there to compensate national policies.
   “¢   No reason to feel uncomfortable with market expectations for 2-3 years and APP reinvestments.
   “¢   We could say something about the possible number of interest rate hikes per year, we could do it like the Fed.

The comments did little to ease the prevalent bearish sentiment surrounding the shared currency, with the EUR/USD pair sliding farther below the key 1.1500 psychological mark to the lowest level since August 20.