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Germany's central bank slashes growth forecasts

Growth in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, will slow in the coming years, the Bundesbank said on Friday, cutting its forecasts in a biannual review after a string of disappointing data in recent months.

ECB ends crisis-fighting bond buys but eyes increasing risks

The European Central Bank formally ended its 2.6 trillion euro (2.3 trillion pounds) crisis-fighting bond purchase scheme on Thursday but promised to keep feeding stimulus for years into an economy struggling with an unexpected slowdown and political turmoil.

Highlights - Draghi comments at ECB press conference

The European Central Bank decided on Thursday to end its lavish asset purchase scheme but otherwise kept policy broadly unchanged, promising protracted stimulus for an economy struggling with an unexpected slowdown and political turmoil.

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