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ECB says anti-crisis measures easing euro break-up fears

AFP, Thursday 4 Oct 2012
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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said Thursday the bank's revamped bond-purchase programme, revealed last month, is helping to ease fears of a possible break-up of the euro.

"Our decisions as regards OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) have helped to alleviate such tensions over the past few weeks, thereby reducing concerns about the materialisation of destrucutive scenarios," Draghi told a news conference here after the bank held its key interest rates at historic lows.
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