Citing three sources familiar with the matter, Reuters reported on Thursday that European Central Bank (ECB) policymakers agreed to go ahead with a 50 basis points increase in key rates after the Swiss National Bank (SNB) "threw a lifeline" to Credit Suisse.
Reuters further noted that the ECB's policy debate was between a 50 basis points hike or leaving rates unchanged. There was no discussion of a 25 bps hike.
EUR/USD gained traction on this headline and was last seen rising 0.45% on the day at 1.0622.
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