ECB faces ‘significant’ decline in inflation expectations

Mario Draghi

The European Central Bank (ECB) may be ready to provide additional monetary stimulus, after its president Mario Draghi warned that inflation expectations had "exhibited significant declines at all horizons", in comments at the Jackson Hole symposium in Wyoming.

During his speech on Saturday, which focused on the need for monetary, fiscal and structural measures to tackle high unemployment, Draghi departed from his prepared remarks to deliver a grim update on inflation prospects.

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