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Germany: Lagarde holds first briefing as head of European Central Bank03:06

Germany: Lagarde holds first briefing as head of European Central Bank

Germany, Frankfurt
December 13, 2019 at 01:24 GMT -00:00 · Published

New European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde briefed the press after a Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt on Thursday.

"Today is the first time that I have had the privilege and pleasure of chairing the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council of the ECB," said Lagarde who warned of a "weakened economic outlook" while detailing some of the challenges ahead of the European Bank.

"The Governing Council welcomes the Eurogroup’s call for differentiated fiscal responses and its readiness to coordinate. Governments with fiscal space should be ready to act in an effective and timely manner," urged Lagarde.

Germany: Lagarde holds first briefing as head of European Central Bank03:06
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New European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde briefed the press after a Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt on Thursday.

"Today is the first time that I have had the privilege and pleasure of chairing the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council of the ECB," said Lagarde who warned of a "weakened economic outlook" while detailing some of the challenges ahead of the European Bank.

"The Governing Council welcomes the Eurogroup’s call for differentiated fiscal responses and its readiness to coordinate. Governments with fiscal space should be ready to act in an effective and timely manner," urged Lagarde.

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