ECB leaves interest rates unchanged

The European Central Bank has left its key interest rate unchanged after a meeting of its policy-setting council today.

8th March, 2012
ECB leaves interest rates unchanged
ECB headquarters, Frankfurt.

The European Central Bank has left its key interest rate unchanged after a meeting of its policy-setting council today.

The ECB's benchmark rate is at a historic low of one per cent. It was broadly expected to remain unchanged.

"At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at...

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