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Martin Lueck, European economist at UBS, reacts to the ECB rate decision and discusses what "further monetary policy measures" the ECB could implement.
Myles Bradshaw, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Pimco, comments on the European bond market and how it will react to ECB action ¿ from a rate cut to quantitative easing.
James Richard, author of 'The Death of Money', says the ECB won't do anything besides cutting rates as it wouldn't be in its mandate and says Mario Draghi is the "only central banker who actually know what to do."
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says that the U.K. "rosy environment" is priced in and that it is not the "fantastic story" people think it is.
Arne Lohmann Rasmussen, chief analyst at Danske Bank, says that an ECB negative deposit rate would have a "huge impact" on assets and push banks into periphery bonds.
Lucrezia Reichlin, professor of economics and chair at the economics department of the London Business School, discusses the potential negative consequences of an ECB negative deposit rate.
Lucian Cook, head of residential research at Savills and James Sproule, chief economist at the Institute of Directors, discuss the U.K. housing market and the impact BoE measures have had or could have.
Gawain Morrison, co-founder and CEO of Sensum, explains how his company uses wearable tech to measure people's emotional engagement to content - potentially saving advertisers money.
Erik Nielsen, chief economist at Unicredit, says a negative deposit rate would be a "bad" and "ineffective" measure and that the ECB should concentrate on the liquidity side.
Stefan Keitel, CIO at Berenberg, says that the implementation of a negative deposit rate by the ECB would be a "non-event" as the market is prepared and that only a surprising move would impact the euro.
Amelia Bourdeau, Director, FX Sales at UniCredit Bank AG, talks about how to trade the euro ahead of the ECB meeting.
Jharonne Martis, Director of Research at Thomson Reuters talks about what to expect from U.S. May retail sales.
Phil DeMuth, managing director at Conservative Wealth Management says that Draghi is King Kong having to take on Godzilla of global deflation stomping on Toyko and now threatening the Eurozone.
Hans-Werner Sinn, President at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, says that southern Europe needs deflation to improve its international competitiveness, and that ECB policies could slow this process.
Michael Buhl, CEO of CEE Stock Exchange Group, the leading exchange group in central and Eastern Europe, says that trading is "booming".
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup says that deflation talk can become a "self-fulfilling prophecy".
Carter Worth, chief market technician at Sterne Agee, says the U.S. payroll data has no bearing on the stock market at the moment and that it¿s currently going through a "stall before an unwind."
Lance Roberts, chief strategist at STA Wealth Management, says the ECB has been pushed into a situation where it now has to do "more work" as unemployment remains high and inflation low.
Petr Zemcik, director of European economics at Moody's Analytics, says the euro zone's recovery is weak and fragile and will continue to remain so "unless the ECB steps in."
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says the real fear for the ECB is that price expectations are "starting to be un-anchored".