The ECB published its first release of the data showing its purchases under its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (Pepp) on Tuesday, shortly before adding €600bn to the scheme on Thursday. Key Points. Data is currently not available. The ECB’s pandemic emergency purchase programme (PEPP) is a non-standard monetary policy measure initiated in March 2020 to counter the serious risks to the monetary policy transmission mechanism and the outlook for the euro area posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) and Long Term Refinancing Operations (TLTRO) have been a very good match for pandemic conditions, the chief economist of the European Central Bank (ECB) Philip Lane, according to Reuters. Breaking News. You emphasized the point of duration. German 10-year government bond yields were flat at -0.527%. The PEPP is the ECB's pandemic emergency purchase program, first instituted in March. ECB's Lagarde cautioned against an immediate economic impact from a Covid-19 vaccine, while giving more details about what the central bank is likely to do next. ECB's Lane: PEPP and TLTRO programs very good match for pandemic conditions RBNZ's Orr: Rates will have to be low for a 'very long period' RBNZ's Orr: Fiscal and monetary policy must work hand-in-hand EZ: 3Q GDP data and COVID-19 in focus We always stress that our decisions are data-driven and an important input to the decision-making process, our projections, are still being finalized. ECB’s Schnabel: Considering 12-month PEPP extension as one option EUR/USD looks ready to smash the 2020 highs amid vaccine and stimulus hopes Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD’s rebound stalls below $1800 ahead of US data, Powell ECB’s Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy Kept deposit rate unchanged at -0.5% (since Sep 2019) Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (PEPP): asset purchases worth of … LONDON — A potential delay to the distribution of coronavirus vaccines is the biggest risk facing the economic recovery in the euro zone, a member of the European Central Bank told CNBC. "PEPP is likely to respond to cap euro yields, but it is worth remembering that ECB Quantitative Easing normally breaks over year-end, perhaps opening up a … Europe is enjoying a decent bounce this morning after the ECB announced a huge new pandemic emergency purchase program … Additional conclusions"It is important not to infer that the ECB only looks at PEPP and… Annette Weisbach @AnnetteCNBC. Latest News. Alternatively, the ECB could confirm its readiness to take further steps (extension of the PEPP) should this become necessary. As flexibility in the PEPP is crucial, we expect the ECB to formulate the expansion as an overall PEPP envelope of EUR1,250bn until June 2021, without committing to monthly purchase rates. The European Central Bank slowed down the rate of asset purchases under the Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (PEPP) in the week ending on July 24. It bought €19.3 billion ($22.6 billion) in assets under the PEPP, according to data released by the ECB today (July 28). The ECB only bought €10.8bn of bonds for Pepp last week. A day earlier, ECB board member Yves Mersch said PEPP's flexibility should not be extended to other schemes, which must remain bound by the bank's 'red lines'. The ECB mentioned elasticities of its stimuli (liquidity and PEPP) would provide inflation of 0.8pp cumulative until 2022. If there were a proposal that instead of increasing the PEPP for six months, that you were to extend it for 12, is that something that you personally would support? Ireland is a jurisdiction of choice for corporates looking to establish treasury vehicles to issue debt that meets the European Central Bank's requirements. The PEPP’s flexibility should not undermine the safeguards and limits set by the ECB in its purchase programmes to keep within the constitutional red lines I mentioned earlier.