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ECB Shouldn’t Disregard Risk of Higher Inflation, Weidmann Says

  • Bundesbank president cites supply squeeze, household savings
  • Debate ahead of next week’s ECB policy meeting intensifies
Jens Weidmann

Jens Weidmann

Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

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Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said European Central Bank officials shouldn’t disregard the risk that inflation could accelerate faster than currently anticipated, adding his voice to an intensifying debate ahead of the institution’s policy meeting next week.