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Chief economist update: Global easing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... since the 'Great Recession'. Just when we thought, things were heading for normality, the US Federal Reserve made an about-face in July, discarding its trek towards policy normalisation and cut the fed funds rate by 25 basis points ...
Chief economist update: Race to the bottom redux
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
... to be weak, with the global slowdown and escalating trade tensions posing downside risks." If the US Federal Reserve cut the Fed funds rate again - by 25 bps to 1.75%-2% - as expected (or as Trump wants), other central banks may need to do ...
Chief economist update: Fed cut and Trump's war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
The US Federal Reserve gave markets exactly what they were expecting - a 25 basis point reduction in the Fed funds rate at the conclusion of its July FOMC meeting - but instead of revving up the risk on trade, it was risk off. Equity markets fell. ...
Chief economist update: Currency manipulators beware
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
... manipulation from America's trading partners is consistent with his view (and criticism) that the US Federal Reserve should have been cutting interest rates instead of raising them when it did. Certainly, it would put downward pressure on ...
Chief economist update: Expect an RBNZ rate cut
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... rebounded by 2.8% to US$0.6681 (back to pre-May 2019 rate cut levels) after it dropped to a seven-month low following the RBNZ's rate cut announcement in May on mounting speculations the US Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this year.
Chief economist update: Cash is King
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
Maybe not at this month's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting but consensus expect the US Federal Reserve to serve Christmas in July with a 25 basis point reduction in the fed funds rate from 2.25%-2.5% to 2%-2.25%. The CME FedWatch ...
Chief economist update: The path of monetary policy according to Lowe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2019
... that rates will drop to as low as 0.5% by 2020 proves accurate. Perhaps. Mounting expectations the US Federal Reserve would reduce borrowing costs twice by 25bps each this year, the ongoing/escalating trade war and its negative impact on ...
Chief economist update: The greatest challenge of our time
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
... and financial market seizure that produced the 'Great Recession' of a decade ago. So what gives? US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at his press conference after the FOMC's March meeting. Powell warned below-target inflation is ...
Chief economist update: Policy of patience
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
The US Federal Reserve just concluded its April 30 - May 1 FOMC meeting and decided it best to do nothing but reaffirm its policy of patience, as you, I and Irene expected. "Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Committee seeks to foster ...
Chief economist update: A good problem to have?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
If not for the "bubble" - yes, bubble - that's blowing into the equity market, the US Federal Reserve's problem of continued strong growth and below-target inflation is a good problem to have. This is underscored by the latest stat updates ...
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