Draghi Seen Expanding QE by Economists Fearing Shallow Recovery

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  • Economists in Bloomberg survey predict QE expansion by June
  • TLTRO estimated at 70 billion euros in next week's offering

The fifth round of the ECB’s targeted long-term loans to banks -- aimed at rekindling lending to companies and households -- will take place next week.

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Mario Draghi’s promise that the European Central Bank is willing to step up its stimulus if needed is resonating with economists, who see the euro-area recovery as too shallow to be sustained.

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