Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Claire Jones

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Both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England set monetary policy on Thursday.

Neither the governing council nor the monetary policy committee are expected to budge. But we do have Mario Draghi’s monthly press conference to look forward to.

Expect a few awkward questions on Jens Weidmann’s leaked letter as well as reaction to this week’s offer of three-year loans.

The presser takes place at 14.30 local time (13.30 in the UK) on Thursday.  The Bank’s decision is released at noon local time, with the results of the governing council vote out at 12.45 in London (13.45 in Frankfurt). Read more