Friday

9th Dec 2016

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ECB keen for 'clear vision' of post-Brexit EU

The minutes, published on Thursday, of an ECB meeting held in July shortly after the Brexit vote said it wanted to show it was ready to stop any financial crisis "using all instruments available", such as bond buying or interest rate adjustments, but without "fostering undue expectations" on the markets. The minutes said EU leaders should "contain political uncertainty" by giving "a clear vision" for the future of the EU.

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