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Analysis: ECB lending revamp risks more pain in Spain

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Spanish banks risk their troubles being compounded by a jump in the cost of lifeblood funding from the European Central Bank.Full story

Draghi says wants ECB minutes published: paper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said he wants to begin publishing the minutes of ECB Governing Council meetings, which until now have been kept secret, a German newspaper said on Tuesday. Full story

German inflation picks up to highest rate this year

BERLIN (Reuters) - German annual inflation accelerated more than expected in July, pushing it to its highest rate this year, but remained below the European Central Bank's target for just under 2 percent in the euro zone as a whole, preliminary data showed on Tuesday. Full story

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Report: top ECB officials favor publishing minutes

ECB could publish minutes of meetings soon: newspaper

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Euro gains currency among criminals

News Summary: ECB moves to boost business credit

Euro zone debt rallies as ECB eases collateral rules, Fed

ECB takes lending step to help small business

ECB policy will be expansionary as long as needed: Asmussen

ECB's Asmussen rejects call for troika to be abolished

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Protesters from the "Blockupy" anti-capitalist movement surrounded the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt today. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt
Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt

Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, July 29, 2013. The ECB council will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 1, in Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffe

Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside fence surrounding construction site for new headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt
Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside fence surrounding construction site for new headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt

Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, July 29, 2013. The ECB council will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 1, in Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffe

Dark clouds are seen over the skyline of Frankfurt with European Central Bank's headquarters
Dark clouds are seen over the skyline of Frankfurt with European Central Bank's headquarters

Dark clouds are seen over the skyline of Frankfurt with European Central Bank's headquarters, July 29, 2013. The ECB council will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 1, in Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT)

Graffiti depicting ECB President Draghi is seen outside fence surrounding construction site for new headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt
Graffiti depicting ECB President Draghi is seen outside fence surrounding construction site for new headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt

Graffiti depicting ECB President Mario Draghi is seen outside a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, July 29, 2013. The ECB council will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 1, in Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERM