ECB’s Liikanen Sees Basic Math Signaling Inflation Over Goal

  • Finnish central-bank chief Liikanen a bellwether for ECB mood
  • Suggestion could heighten concerns in nations such as Germany

Bank Of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen.

Photographer: Henrik Kettunen/Bloomberg

The European Central Bank is likely to exceed its inflation goal for a while after a long period of near-stagnant prices, Governing Council member Erkki Liikanen said.

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