French PM calls on ECB to lower rates further

French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin has urged the ECB to cut interest rates further saying recent interest-rate cuts by the ECB are an encouraging sign and he hoped they can be continued.

Source: Associated Press

Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin called on the European Central Bank to lower interest rates and promised more tax cuts next year to try to jump-start France's stalled economy.

"Recent interest-rate cuts by the ECB are an encouraging sign for our economy. I hope they can be co

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