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The Bank of England has left the cost of borrowing unchanged in Britain - for now - which pushed down share prices in London and boosted the pound against the dollar and the euro.
Standard and Poor's has warned that as borrowing costs go up some countries could see their credit ratings cut or outlooks lowered, with the most pronounced problem in the eurozone.
ECB head Mario Draghi has defended low interest rates following complaints from German officials, including Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, that they are hurting savers.
The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday (April 27). However it left the door open to a hike in June by signalling
Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to leave the cost of borrowing unchanged in the face of disappointing word on durable goods orders and consumer confidence.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has vowed to use all the tools at his disposal for "as long as needed" to return the eurozone economy to growth.
The US Federal reserve has left interest rates unchanged, but says that moderate growth and what it called “strong job gains” means it will be able
European shares enjoyed only a brief bounce on Thursday before investors focused on Mario Draghi's statement that interest rates will only be cut again in the most extreme of circumstances.
The European Central Bank is desperately keen to avoid deflation which economists say has a negative effect on growth.
The European Central Bank has cut its main interest rate to zero from 0.05 percent as part of stimulus measures intended to boost lending, consumption and inflation.