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ECB hasn't tied its hands with guidance, says Weidmann

MUNICH/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has not "tied itself to the mast" with its use of forward guidance on low interest rates, and could raise them if inflationary pressures emerge, ECB policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Thursday.Full story

ECB's Weidmann warns against keeping rates too low for too long

MUNICH (Reuters) - European Central Bank Governing Council member Jens Weidmann warned on Thursday against keeping interest rates too low for too long, saying all central banks faced the challenge to exit loose monetary policy once risks to price stability emerged. Full story

German Q2 GDP growth to outpace first quarter considerably - Ifo economist

MUNICH (Reuters) - German economic growth is expected to increase considerably in the second quarter thanks in part to an "immense" pick-up in construction activity, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe told Reuters on Friday. Full story

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Surfers in Munich are turning heads by riding a standing wave that’s created when the Eisbach River squeezes under a bridge before jetting out a temporarily stronger current on the other side.

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