欧洲央行迈错了步伐

尽管不久前曾宣布共同努力提升银行系统的短期流动性,欧洲央行仍然与工业化世界其他国家的央行步调严重不一致。美国、加拿大和英国央行最近已经调降了利率。但欧洲央行却坚决反对降息,事实上,在管理委员会12月召开会议后,欧洲央行行长让-克劳德·特里谢提出有些委员想要提高利率。

他们在和谁开玩笑?人人都知道欧洲央行现在不能加息,未来一段时间内也不能这么做。在最近一次严重金融危机期间,欧洲央行的态度却是难以令人信服的虚张声势,因为它面临着通胀预期的问题。

过去的政策失误导致了欧洲央行现在的困境。

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