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ECB's Lautenschlaeger rebuffs QE as German opposition grows

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 05:50
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Ms Lautenschlaeger (with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble) said "a central bank should use the mildest means to achieve the fewest possible side effects".

Frankfurt

EUROPEAN Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger says quantitative easing (QE) isn't the right policy choice for the euro area currently - hardening a split among officials over the right response to slowing inflation.

"A consideration of the