Germans Voice Concerns Over ECB's Outright Monetary Transactions Program

By: Ian Campbell | Mon, Sep 10, 2012
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In what has to be no big surprise, German politicians and citizenry vocally protested - and some are said to be threatening legal action - over the 'unlimited government bond buying program' announced by the European Central Bank last Thursday.

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Topical Reference: Merkel steps in to defend ECB after German outcry, from The Financial Post, from Reuters, Gareth Jones, September 7, 2012 - reading time 3 minutes.



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