Is the ECB implementing yield curve control?

Eurozone has adopted hybrid system that targets wider financing conditions

As Covid-19 cases rose sharply across the eurozone in December 2020, the European Central Bank increased its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (PEPP) by €500 billion to €1.85 trillion ($600 billion to $2.2 trillion). It also extended the period of net asset purchases under the PEPP by nine months until March 2022. Nonetheless, many believed the main takeaway from the decision was that the ECB had started to focus more on preserving a set of wider financing conditions, and shifted away from a

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