ECB Cuts Rates

Via the BBC:  ECB cuts interest rates to 1.25% (down from 1.5%, where it has been since being raised in July).

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Comments

  1. Ben Wolf says:

    The rate cut will have an effect somewhere in the range of zero to nothing. Monetary policy is simply not capable of addressing the EMU’s problems.

    Sorry Mr. Friedman.