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For chief economist Philip Lane “the process of disinflation is underway”

The European Central Bank should take its time to chop rates of interest the suitable means, its chief economist, Philip Lane, mentioned on Thursday.

«Many elements are accumulating [a favore di un ribasso dei tassi, ndr]however what can also be honest to say is that for the transition from this section, throughout which we’ve got been suspended in a considerable cycle of will increase, we should take our time” Lane told CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

Lane said the ECB's March meeting was an “essential milestone” in the accumulation of evidence, which showed that “the method of disinflation is underway”. “We continued to make progress, we continued to move toward our 2% goal,” Lane concluded Thursday.