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Chief economist update: Be fearful when indicators show no fear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
... neutral. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) shifted its policy stance from tightening to neutral; the European Central Bank (ECB) launched TLTRO III this month (just two months and a bit after ending its €2.6 trillion asset purchase programme (APP) ...
Chief economist update: Prepare for lift-off
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2019
... (that's done) and forward guidance for another three this year; policy exit speculations from the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ); and, hawkish policy leanings from the Bank of England ("an ongoing tightening of monetary policy ...
Chief economist update: European Central Bank policy U-turn
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019
... think is right ... In a dark room you move with tiny steps. You don't run, but you do move, said European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi. About two months after the ECB ended QE - its €2.6 trillion asset purchase programme on 31 December ...
Chief economist update: Good jobs bad jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2019
... global trade - that has already recently prompted expectations of a Fed pause, China announcing stimulus measures and the ECB capitulating into a "downside risk" to its outlook - won't help. And then, there's the upcoming Federal elections uncertainty. ...
Chief economist update: Policy normalisation interrupted
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... upwards towards normalisation to one that would be "patient and flexible". Early last year, both the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) were expected to announce exit policies - both are now expected to keep policy settings on hold. ...
Fed's pause becomes the ECB's problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 JAN 2019
... improved growth outlook in emerging markets resulting from US dollar weakness). But have no fear, the European Central Bank (ECB) is very much aware of these new challenges just as the Fed. In the minutes of its 12-13 December 2018 Governing Council ...
Chief economist update: ECB bids farewell to QE
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 DEC 2018
The European Central Bank (ECB) delivered on its promise. While it kept interest rates unchanged - repo rate at 0%; deposit facility rate at -0.4%; marginal lending facility rate at 0.25% - at its December 13 Governing Council meeting, it also confirmed ...
Chief economist update: Is TLTRO III coming?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 NOV 2018
Minutes of the European Central Bank's (ECB) 24-25 October Governing Council meeting confirmed that it remains on track to end its net asset purchases - currently at a monthly pace of €15 billion - by the end of December 2018. No probs here. ...
Chief economist update: Wall Street in drunken sailor's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
... - and the economies of other world economies along with it. Money was plentiful (as the printing presses of the Fed, the ECB, the BOJ and the BOE got going) and the flood of money was underwriting developed and emerging equity markets alike, creating ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone growth slowing fast
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
... half market expectations for a 0.4% expansion and the weakest quarterly growth rate since the June 2014 quarter. To be sure, ECB president Mario Draghi acknowledged at the July ECB meeting that the growth moderation in the first and second quarters of ...
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