UPDATE 2-ECB hold rates, to maintain exit focus after Fed – Reuters

FRANKFURT, Nov 4 (Reuters) – The ECB kept interest rates at 1 percent as expected on Thursday, leaving markets focused on how Jean-Claude Trichet explains a transatlantic policy split after the Federal Reserve launched a new bid to kick-start the U.S …

EURO GOVT-Bunds, rate futures hit session lows – Reuters

LONDON Oct 7 (Reuters) – German Bunds and euro zone interest rate futures extended losses to session lows on Thursday as ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet indicated he was comfortable with the normalisation of money market rates. “Trichet is saying he’s happy