ECB to discuss economic impact of bomb attack

Austrian central bank governor Klaus Liebscher said on Tuesday 16 March that the ECB will this week examine possible consequences of the Madrid bomb attacks on the European economy.

"It is too early to speculate on eventual economic consequences of these horrible attacks," Liebscher was quoted by the daily Kurier as saying.

"But I expect we will discuss them Thursday during the ECB meeting."

"There can be no sustained and vigorous economic recovery in the eurozone without a clear pickup in consu