News round-up: Main stories at midday

* ECB poised to cut interest rates * Leaders prepare for EU summit * Olympic torch seen coming to Dublin * WSJ says Central Bank mulling need for new printing presses

8th December, 2011
News round-up: Main stories at midday
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* The European Central Bank is expected to deliver an interest rate cut of at least 25 basis points after its policy-making council meets today.

* Ireland favours Van Rompuy approach on EU treaty as leaders across the EU are preparing for today's crucial summit meeting(!article/19410615-5218-4ee0-6fbd-6e7149279662).

* Central Bank of Ireland says it's only printing euros after Wall Street Journal reports it's evaluating its need for printing...

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