Article8 March 2019Reading time one minute

Carsten on the ECB: ‘Somewhere between panic and staying ahead of the curve’


Watch ING's Carsten Brzeski's reaction to the European Central Bank's latest moves. The ECB's trying to give the impression that it's got everything's under control, he says, but it certainly surprised financial markets with its new measures

Watch: Did the ECB have a panic attack?

If you can't beat it, try to avoid it for as long as possible: That's Carsten Brzeski's summing up of the strategy of the European Central Bank. ING's Chief Economist in Germany says the ECB is trying to get ahead of the curve as it reacts to slower growth in the eurozone.