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Yellen Praises ECB’s ‘Decisive’ Policies in Call with Lagarde

Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen praised the European Central Bank for its “swift and decisive” response to the pandemic in a call with President Christine Lagarde that addressed ways to boost growth and jobs.

Yellen “commended the ECB’s swift and decisive policy response to the pandemic and discussed policy tools to foster growth and job creation in both Europe and the United States,” in the call with Lagarde Tuesday, according to an emailed statement from the Treasury.