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Friday, July 27, 2012

Bloomberg: Draghi to hold talks with Bundesbank on ECB Bond Purchases

by Calculated Risk on 7/27/2012 02:15:00 PM

From Bloomberg: Draghi Said to Hold Talks With Weidmann on ECB Bond Purchases

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will hold talks with Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann in the coming days in an effort to overcome the biggest stumbling block to a new raft of measures including bond purchases, two central bank officials said.

Having secured the backing of governments in Spain, France and Germany, Draghi is now seeking to win over ECB policy makers for a multi-pronged approach to reduce bond yields in countries such as Spain and Italy, the officials said on condition of anonymity because the talks are private.
Maybe Draghi has found the panic button!

Earlier on GDP:
Real GDP increased 1.5% annual rate in Q2
Q2 GDP: Comments and Investment