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Analysis – All eyes on Berlin as ECB readies bond-buying scheme

BERLIN (Reuters) – In August 2012, during a visit to Canada, German Chancellor Angela Merkel swept aside doubts about her support for Mario Draghi and his promise, weeks before, to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro.

The pledge by the Italian president of the European Central Bank met a storm of criticism in Germany. Yet Merkel told reporters gathered in the Canadian parliament in Ottawa that Draghi’s remarks were “completely in line” with her own approach to the crisis.

Jan 4, 2015
Jan 4, 2015

All eyes on Berlin as ECB readies bond-buying scheme

BERLIN (Reuters) – In August 2012, during a visit to Canada, German Chancellor Angela Merkel swept aside doubts about her support for Mario Draghi and his promise, weeks before, to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro.

The pledge by the Italian president of the European Central Bank met a storm of criticism in Germany. Yet Merkel told reporters gathered in the Canadian parliament in Ottawa that Draghi’s remarks were “completely in line” with her own approach to the crisis.

Jan 4, 2015
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