Inflation in Germany is now seen “just somewhat” higher than Bundesbank’s December forecast of 1.8%, Jens Weidmann, European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council member and Bundesbank President, said on Wednesday, per Reuters.
” If vaccines are successful, the German economy will see a lasting recovery.”
“German HICP to exceed 3% by year-end but only temporarily.”
“Bundesbank expects marked decline in aggregate economic activity in Germany for the current quarter.”
“Bundesbank raises provisions on rising interest rate risk and default risk; won’t distribute profit.”
The EUR/USD pair showed no immediate reaction to these remarks and was last seen posting small daily gains at 1.2094.