ECB slows growth in regular bond purchases after emergency schemes: Bloomberg


The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany on January 23, 2020. (RalphOrlowski / Reuters)

Frankfurt — The European Central Bank will discuss whether to raise regular bond purchases when the pandemic response plan is over, ECB policymaker Madis Müller said in an interview released Wednesday.

“We recognize that if a very sharp Cliff effect occurs at the end of the Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP), it will be a problem,” Bloomberg said.

He added that increasing the ECB’s asset purchase program would “be part of a debate about how to phase out PEPP and what that means for future asset purchases.” I am.