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Chief economist update: The cure for Italy's tourism problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAR 2020
... least over the next two quarters. The hope is that the Italian government's new license to spend - even coaxed by the ECB and the EU - would help mitigate the downdraft inflicted by the virus.
Chief economist update: Welcome to the day after tomorrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2020
... 2.1% -- may give other central banks (especially those that have already ran out of interest rate ammo like the BOJ and the ECB) expecting to "coordinate" policy responses, pause for thought. For as Fed chair Jerome Powell explained in his press conference ...
Remain liquid, defensive and patient: Schroders
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... still the main game in town, with ongoing intervention now unanimous with the US Federal Reserve reversing course. "The RBA, ECB and Fed are all on the same page. The power remains in their hands and markets remain complacent around some of the challenges," ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 solves overtourism in Europe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... the fastest rate of expansion since August 2019 - due to improvements in both the service and manufacturing sectors. The ECB would surely help, if it could. But with the current policy rate at zero, there's little scope to do more. Besides, the problem ...
Chief economist update: Steady as it was, steady it will be
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JAN 2020
... making the headlines, or because financial markets widely expected it, or a bit of both, but the European Central Bank's (ECB) first Governing Council meeting for 2020 - Madam Christine Lagarde's second meeting as ECB president - provided little ...
Chief economist update: Stock rally heralds 2020 cheer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 DEC 2019
... monetary policy to cutting the fed funds rate this year while maintaining interest rate settings, the European Central Bank (ECB) embarked on TLTRO III and re-started QE, China boosted both monetary and fiscal policies, the Bank of England (BOE) maintained ...
Chief economist update: Changing to Lagarde
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019
As expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) kept monetary policy settings unchanged at its 12 December Governing Council meeting. "...the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone negative rates a failure?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 DEC 2019
... rates policy since the European Central Bank took rates below zero in 2015. Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland followed the ECB with negative rates policies to help stem excessive currency appreciation of their own currencies against the euro." But to extrapolate ...
Chief economist update: Weaker yen strengthening Japan
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 NOV 2019
... October, following its July and September rate cuts. The same could be said of the Euro. The European Central Bank's (ECB) September "action" lowered the interest rate on the deposit facility by 10 basis points to -0.50% and announced it would "restart ...
Chief economist update: Santa Claus is coming to town
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
... increased policy stimulus measures. Central banks have indeed raised policy stimulation - in words (BOJ, BOE) and in deed (Fed, ECB, PBOC and RBA) - and the recent positive turn of events - US-China trade deal, the UK could finally Brexit with polls ...
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