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ECB Still Seen Playing Catch-Up as Rate-Hike Path Steepens

  • Survey of economists predicts 75 basis-point hike next week
  • Inflation outlook also shifts higher in Aug. 26-Sept. 1 poll
The European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt.

The European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt.

Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

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The European Central Bank remains behind the curve on tackling record euro-zone inflation and will have to act more forcefully than previously envisaged to wrest control of prices, according to a survey of economists.