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Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 SEP 2016
... but at the same time is a positive for consumers' balance sheet. ECB policy As widely expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) kept policy unchanged at its September Governing Council meeting - the fifth straight month of unchanged monetary ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 AUG 2016
... 14.7 (a four-year low) in the previous month and beating market expectations for a minus 6.3 print. The Bank of England's (BOE) policy easing in August and the European Central Bank's (ECB) promise to act if necessary helped improve confidence.
Central bank Olympics - the race is on
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
... before the opening ceremony of "Rio 2016" on the 3rd of August. Perhaps it was much too early but the European Central Bank (ECB) opted not to start running when at its governing council meeting on 21 July, it left monetary policy unchanged - ...
Bond investors must relax benchmark constraints
KERRIE SYDEE  |  MONDAY, 25 JUL 2016
... of key central banks have put negative interest rates in place, including the Bank of Japan (BoJ), the European Central Bank and the central banks of Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland. Managing director of QIC's Global Liquid Strategies (GLS), Susan ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUN 2016
... effects of a 1.0% increase in exports over the month and a 1.0% fall in imports. ECB on hold The European Central Bank (ECB) announced no change in monetary policy settings - repo rate at 0%; deposit rate at -0.4%; lending rate at 0.25% ...
Minutes to disaster
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2016
... would be a positive for central banks trying to boost their economies or inflation or both such as the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ). It would be disastrous for emerging markets - particularly for those with debts ...
RBA envy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2016
... and surprise rate cut announcement). It could be said once again, that the RBA has done what the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) - with their quantitative easing and negative interest rates -- could only aspire to ... ...
Down, down prices are down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2016
... nay, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has repeated many many times that it is not targeting the yen, so have the European Central Bank (ECB) ... and everyone and his dog are taking their words for it. Not so for the Reserve Bank of Australia. Cast your ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2016
ECB policy decision As expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) kept monetary policy unchanged - repo rate at 0%; marginal lending facility rate at 0.25%; deposit facility rate at minus 0.4%; monthly purchases at €80 billion - at its 21 April ...
Janet's words stronger than BOJ and ECB bazookas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 APR 2016
... and Qualitative easing with a negative interest rate. All of the above plus promises of more. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) big bazookas proved no match for US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's words, "I ...
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