Euro falls after ECB signals steady rates through 2019 summer

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The German Bundesbank presents the new 50 euro banknote at it’s headquarters in Frankfurt

By Tommy Wilkes

LONDON (Reuters) – The euro slumped more than half a percent on Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would keep interest rates at record lows through the summer of 2019 and signaled it would end its unprecedented bond purchase scheme by end-2018.

After initially rallying nearly half a percent higher to $1.1853, the single currency ()

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