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Time to taper? Euro zone bond markets brace for ECB shift

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By Dhara RanasingheLONDON (Reuters) - Government bond yields in the euro area edged up on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to take another step towards ending its unprecedented stimulus scheme this year.The ECB will debate whether to end its 2.55 trillion-euro ($3 trillion) bond-buying scheme by the end of the year and is expected to signal a policy shift, following hawkish comments from some top ECB officials last week.This comes a day after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates as expected and signalled two more increases this year, citing higher inflation.According ...

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 15:53 IST