ECB press release - Interest rates unchanged

EUROPE - The European Central Bank has left all its key interest rates unchanged following its governing council meeting this morning.

At today's meeting, which was held in the form of a teleconference, the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the minimum bid rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 4.50%, 5.50% and 3.50% respectively.