Carney has also weighed up whether the U.K. should start tightening its interest-rate policies.
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Italy's populist government worries the nation's bond market could be hit by speculators when the ECB pulls back.Chief economist Peter Praet acknowledged last month that the central bank must monitor markets because stable consumer prices alone can't ensure financial stability.Both men pushed back against the idea that the central bank should make financial stability part of its primary mandate alongside inflation, with Weidmann saying that might do more harm than good.The Bank of England has separate committees for monetary policy and financial stability, with some members including Governor Mark Carney sitting on both panels. Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent defended that setup in April, saying a single committee might pay too much attention to its "more verifiable objectives" of price stability, potentially at the expense of financial stability.The ECB's most-recent Financial Stability Review in May called the macroeconomic environment "favorable," while noting "vulnerabilities" in some housing markets.
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