ECB's Trichet sees 'gradual' economic recovery

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet said in an interview published on Monday 11 October that the economic recovery in the eurozone has remained gradual and that the central bank's analysis of the situation was balanced.

Click here to read the interview on the ECB's web site

"When we predicted a gradual recovery, I emphasised the word 'gradual', and I still do," he said in an interview with French magazine L'Express.

"We are neither optimistic nor pessimistic. We take a lucid

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