Daily Archives: June 6, 2012

Claire Jones

Mario Draghi. Image by Getty.

Mario Draghi. Image by Getty.

Hello and welcome to today’s live blog on ECB president Mario Draghi’s press conference.

All times are U.K time.

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15.08 This live blog is now closed.

15.07 KEY TAKEAWAYS. Those hoping for more action from the ECB no doubt will have been disappointed by Mr Draghi’s comments.

There was a glimmer of hope in the form of news that some of the governing council backed a rate cut. But most at the ECB remain of the view that the ball remains in the court of politicians.

14.38 The questions end.

The ECB president refuses to take the blame for a slowdown in growth in emerging markets. Read more