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Chief economist update: The ECB's PEPP economy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
When the going gets tough... the European Central Bank (ECB) gets more policy provision going. At its June 4 Governing Council meeting, the central bank raised the size of its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) by €600 billion to a total ...
Chief economist update: Better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... Reserve is looking at implementing yield curve control (to step up its support for the economy); the European Central Bank (ECB) warning that the Eurozone economy is approaching its worst-case scenario (a 12% drop in 2020 GDP); Japan unleashing a second ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone contraction heads from mild to severe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... did my best But I guess, my best wasn't good enough..." - 'Just Once', James Ingram The European Central Bank (ECB) launched a new €750 billion asset purchase programme in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The following ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone good news to get worse before it gets better
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
... to -8.8% y/y." Overlayed against all these is the ECB's reluctance to do whatever it takes. At its April meeting, the ECB left its key policy settings on hold and did not expand QE.
Australia versus the world
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
... and Europe face much larger challenges with public debt burdens and 'moral hazard' issues associated with Fed and ECB 'unconventional' policies." Miller said the build-up in non-financial corporate leverage was the clearest area of potential ...
Opportunities in fixed interest during crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... US-style spreads into our portfolios by buying names that we know the Fed, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank (ECB) are going to be buying." It has also been buying "high quality corporates" such as McDonalds, Coles and Apple. Despite ...
Chief economist update: Different contagion, same fiscal policy divide
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
... Euro Stoxx-50 has dropped by 28.9%, giving up all its 2019 gains (24.8%), and then some. While the European Central Bank (ECB) has kept policy interest rates unchanged to date, it has announced several accommodative policy measures, including increased ...
Chief economist update: Great Scott! Mighty Mo to the rescue
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... have described him as 'super', but I've already used that moniker in reference to former European Central Bank (ECB) president Marion Draghi when he did "whatever it took" to save the splintering of the single currency region from splintering ...
Chief economist update: Cash splash
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... in the months running up to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008." The latest policy responses, according to Factset : "ECB added €750B to its QE program, bring its planned purchases for the year to over €1T. Fed unveiled another facility ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... maturities of five to ten years in an unscheduled move. It also said it would inject an additional ¥1.5T in two-week lending. ECB chief economist Lane said in a blog post central bank will not tolerate any risks to smooth transmission of its policy ...
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