ECB benchmark rate unchanged at historic low

(AGI) Rome, Oct 2 - The European Central Bank has left thebenchmark rate unchanged at a historic low of 0.05 percent.Rates on deposits are unchanged at minus 0.20 percent andmarginal rates are at 0.20 percent. Thursday's ECB meeting isbeing held in Naples and the bank's president, Mario Draghi,will talk at 2:30 p.m. (AGI) .

(AGI) Rome, Oct 2 - The European Central Bank has left thebenchmark rate unchanged at a historic low of 0.05 percent.Rates on deposits are unchanged at minus 0.20 percent andmarginal rates are at 0.20 percent. Thursday's ECB meeting isbeing held in Naples and the bank's president, Mario Draghi,will talk at 2:30 p.m. (AGI) .