Info via Reuters citing unnamed source

  • the European Central Bank's new 2024 inflation projection to be above 3% vs 3% in June, firming case for interest rate hike
  • ECB to cut 2023 and 2024 economic growth projections to broadly in line with market expectations

The ECB meeting is on Thursday, a 'source' leak like this so close to the event would seem to lock in a rate hike, no?

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