ECB keeping rate options open says Quaden

The European Central Bank is not ruling out the possibility of an interest rate hike in early August, ECB governing council member Guy Quaden was quoted as saying in an interview published Monday 26 June.

In the interview with the Financial Times, Quaden made clear that a rate hike at the start of August - when the ECB's governing council traditionally meets by teleconference - is a possibility

"We don't have taboos. We will continue to discuss month after month the incoming data. If needed we