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How it happened: Draghi stimulus remarks lift markets

Did you miss the all-important news conference with European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi? Never fear—CNBC placed close attention and caught all the highlights.

Draghi, who also happens to celebrate his 68th birthday Thursday, cheered markets with dovish comments and news that the ceiling on sovereign bond ownership by the ECB will be hiked to 33 percent from 25 percent.

Read on to learn how the day's ECB action panned out.

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