ECB's Wellink says rates still 'very low'

European Central Bank council member Nout Wellink said in an interview published Monday 23 October interest rates in the euro region are ``very low'' and the speed of economic growth could risk fueling inflation.

``With inflation above 2 percent, the real interest rate in a historic perspective is still very low,'' Wellink, who also heads the Dutch central bank, said in an interview with Bloomberg on Oct. 20 in Bredevoort, the Netherlands. The economy is ``gradually reaching full capacity,

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