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Darn the torpedoes … or the evidence. It’s full speed ahead for policymakers in Europe!

The latest inflation figures from the Continent show consumer prices dropped 0.2% in February. That was the most deeply negative reading since September, and far worse than the flat reading economists expected.

Even if you strip out food and energy, you get a core inflation reading of just 0.7%. That was down from 1% a month earlier, and the weakest since April 2015.

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