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BCE reduz estímulos até final do ano
- The ECB announced the phasing out of quantitative easing with net purchases diminishing from 30 to 15 billion euros in the last quarter of the year and ceasing in December. Officials pledged to keep interest rates unchanged at their current levels at least through the summer of 2019.
- Most of the developed stock markets adopted a constructive tone yesterday. In Europe, gains were generally above 1 per cent, with the exception of Portugal.
- In FX markets, the euro depreciated against the dollar and ended the day below 1.16 dollars.
- The Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged and lowered its assessment of inflation after having raised it at the beginning of the year.