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Eurozone Deflation

ECB says buys 9.8 bn euros in bonds in 3 days

The ECB has bought 9.8 billion euros ($10.4 billion) in eurozone bonds in the first three days of its programme to ward off deflation and stimulate growth, a senior official said on Thursday.

Mar 12, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Eurozone deflation accelerates to record low in January

Eurozone consumer prices fell by a record-equalling 0.6 percent in January, confirming deflation could be taking hold for the long term, EU data showed Wednesday.

Jan 30, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

ECB chief sees limited risk of deflation in eurozone

"If inflation is too low for too long, then it can happen that people will bet on a further fall in prices and postpone spending. We haven`t reached that point yet. But we have to prepare for that risk," Draghi said.

Jan 02, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

EU tackles rule-breaking France, Italy on budget

The Commission, the EU`s executive branch, delivers official opinions on euro government budget plans under new powers given to Brussels during the eurozone debt crisis.

Nov 28, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

ECB expected to hold its fire despite low inflation

The European Central Bank is unlikely to take new policy action at its monthly meeting on Thursday, despite a lingering threat of eurozone deflation and geopolitical risks.

Aug 03, 2014, 10:13 AM IST

Eurozone inflation stays weak at 0.5% in June

Inflation has been far below the ECB`s target of just under 2.0 percent, threatening its statutory obligation to ensure price stability.

Jun 30, 2014, 15:29 PM IST