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Rate cut, more stimulus in store at ECB meet: analysts

Bank chief says global growth is expected to be weakest since 2009 and rebound in eurozone is lowest since 1998

At the ECB board's last meeting on Oct 22, the question of whether to cut interest rates again surfaced as a potential tool to boost consumer prices.


THE ECB will roll out its big guns at its monetary policy meeting this week, ramping up its trillion-euro asset purchases and cutting key rates to hike weak inflation, analysts said.

Fed up with an inflation rate that is stubbornly far below the target of close to 2.0 per...