Months Following emergency Steps, the central bank said it would increase the size of its bond purchasing program by $600bn (#546bn) to $1.35tn.
The program will operate months longer than planned.
The transfer will keep borrowing costs low for firms and countries as they face recessions and substantial budget deficits.
The buys support” funding conditions in the real economy, particularly for businesses and families the ECB said.
The central bank also decided to hold its interest rates.
Additional bond purchasing is likely to induce European government bond returns even further into negative territory. Investors looking for positive returns will likely be forced to take more risks.
Bond purchases are often known as Quantitative Easing (QE).
The value of the bonds rises,s and borrowing prices fall when central banks buy bonds with cash that is printed.
Some market commentators wonder how much money can be printed without causing the value of cash to decrease.
Although inflation is currently meager, these levels of advantage Buys are causing some concern about inflation further down the line.
Economic theory tells us that Inflation is connected to the supply of cash in the economy. Afterward, long-term inflation ought to grow if the money supply is being drastically increased to finance quantitative easing.
Gold is trading At roughly $1,717 (#1,368) an ounce, down from highs of $1,766 earlier in the month, but upward than the cost of $1,324 annually ago.
The projected spending works out at about $100bn a Month, more significant than the $80bn invested in the wake of the sovereign Debt crisis, he points out.