Speaking to CNBC this Thursday, the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council Member Olli Rehn said that inflation threatens to remain too slow in the Eurozone.
- Better to maintain the accommodative policy.
- Time to rethink our monetary policy strategy.
- Sees positive spillover from US stimulus.
- Sees recovery strengthening in H2 and 2022.
The comments did little to influence the shared currency or provide any meaningful impetus to the EUR/USD pair, which remains at the mercy of the USD price dynamics. The pair was last seen trading around the 1.1880-85 region, up 0.10% for the day.