After the riot at the opening of the ECB skyscraper in Frankfurt a month ago, the ECB Council will probably discuss monetary policy in a much more peaceful manner today. But even without a rampage: The Euro project is more unpopular than ever before.

By Klaus-Rainer Jackisch, HR

Exceptionally today, the Council of the European Central Bank is having its regular meeting this month. Because on the normal Thursday, the ladies and gentlemen have to jet to the meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Washington.