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European Stocks Close Lower After IMF Calls For ECB Stimulus
Thursday, 11 July 2019 23:28 WIB | MARKET UPDATE |Stoxx 600Saham Eropa

European stocks closed lower on Thursday after the IMF said the euro zone economy faces rising risks stemming from trade tensions, Brexit and Italy.

In a report published on Thursday afternoon, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) also called for fresh stimulus from the ECB.

œDirectors agreed that monetary policy should remain accommodative until inflation is sustainably converging to the ECB™s objective, it said. œThey welcomed the recent extension of forward guidance to help achieve a sustained pickup in inflation. Targeted macroprudential policies could be used to address any financial stability risks.

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was in negative territory at the closing bell at 386.70, with all major bourses in the red.

Source : CNBC

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