Trichet: Have confidence in inflation deceleration

FRANCE - Bank of France Governor and European Central Bank Executive Board member Jean-Claude Trichet said Friday that he's confident inflation in the euro zone will continue to decelerate.

And one day after the ECB's decision to hold key interest rates steady - a decision that surely disappointed some euro-zone finance ministers - Trichet defended the independence of the central bank.

In a radio interview with RTL, Trichet said that the 75 basis points in rate cuts already this year was a way for

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