MADRID, April 8 Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Monday that Europe should look at changing the powers that the European Central Bank has, to align it more with other monetary authorities.
"I believe that in Europe among all of us we should look at whether the ECB should have the same powers as the rest of the world's central banks," Rajoy said in a news conference.
"We should give ourselves the instruments that other countries have," he said, answering a question about monetary policy recently introduced by the Bank of Japan.
TREASURIES-Yield curve slightly steeper as oil prices recover
(Adds TIPS auction results, auction schedule; Updates prices) * Yield curve steepens from almost 10-year lows * 30-year TIPS auction sees strong demand By Sam Forgione and Karen Brettell NEW YORK, June 22 U.S. Treasury prices were stable to slightly lower on Thursday while the yield curve was slightly steeper, suggesting the flattening of the yield curve this week was stalling on a rise in oil prices. The yield curve between five-year notes and 30-year bonds