Lagarde speech: Price pressures gradually diminishing

FXStreet
Updated Apr 12, 2024 01:17
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Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), explains the ECB's decision to leave the key interest rates unchanged in April and responds to questions from the press.


Key quotes


"Economy remains weak."


"Surveys point to gradual recovery."


"Recovery to be supported by rising real incomes."


"Exports to pick up in coming quarters."


"Tightness in labour market is gradually declining."


"Price pressures are gradually diminishing."


"Inflation to fluctuate around current levels in coming months."


"Inflation will then decline to target next year."


"Risks to growth are tilted to the downside."


About ECB's press conference


Following the ECB´s monetary policy decisions, the ECB President delivers a prepared statement and responds to questions from the press on the policy outlook. Her comments may influence the volatility of EUR and determine a short-term positive or negative trend. Her hawkish view is considered as positive, or bullish for the EUR, whereas her dovish view is considered as negative, or bearish.

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