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ECB Sees Inflation Above 2% Next Year Though Can’t Agree on 2023

  • Lane insisted that consumer-price path will drop below goal
  • People familiar with the matter cite discussions on Thursday
European Central Bank Rates Announcement News Conference
Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

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European Central Bank policy makers expect inflation to exceed 2% target next year but hold different views on whether it will stay there in 2023, according to people familiar with the talks, a debate fundamental to the institution’s forward guidance.