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ECB’s Villeroy Says Above-Zero Rates ‘Reasonable’ This Year

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Francois Villeroy de Galhau
Francois Villeroy de GalhauPhotographer: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg
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European Central Bank Governing Council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said interest rates may be raised back above zero this year if the euro-zone economy doesn’t suffer another setback.