Trichet says ECB not influenced by Fed, BoE

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet said Thursday, at the ECB's post meeting press conference after it left eurozone interest rates unchanged, that the ECB is not being influenced by decisions of the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks to start raising interest rates.

Click here to read the Introductory statement to the press conference and the questions and answers session on the ECB's web site

"We are not influenced in any respect by what has been decided