Lagarde Seeks Public Comments About a Digital Euro, Implying a Broad Retail Offering Is Now on the Table
The survey indicates a much more profound change in the way finance works is being contemplated.
The overall program's size was left intact, along with the March 2022 end date, but the pace of stimulus is now set to increase.
The ECB's decision to expand an emergency bond-buying program by €500B may represent the latest installment of years-long balance-sheet increase.
Some analysts predict this rally could push bitcoin past $60,000 for the first time.
The ECB says the additional monetary policy actions were needed because of a resurgence in coronavirus cases.
Stablecoins could "threaten financial security" if widely adopted, the ECB head said in a magazine interview.