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Chief economist update: The AUD's resilience

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
... targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO) III, and perhaps soon, another easing (in some form or another) from the BOJ is negating the downward pressure on the dollar. This year to date, the AUD appreciated by 0.9% versus the greenback and ...

Chief economist update: Be fearful when indicators show no fear

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
... 2018); the Bank of England (BOE) remains a central bank in waiting (for the final outcome of Brexit); and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) - which kept monetary policy unchanged at its March meeting - is predicted to engage in some form of policy easing in the ...

Chief economist update: Prepare for lift-off

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2019
... 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 would be appropriate") ...

Chief economist update: European Central Bank policy U-turn

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019
... the end of 2018 - when it was onwards and upwards on policy normalisation (for the Fed), policy exits (for the ECB and the BOJ) and "the next move in rates is up for the RBA - to a policy pause (Fed) and policy reversals and/or expected ones. However ...

Chief economist update: BOJ exit last year, BOJ easing this year

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
... become more competitive. Not only this, the Japanese currency needs to depreciate by more to aid in the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) efforts at bringing inflation up to its 2% target. It's not surprising therefore that, when ask whether the BOJ had ...

Chief economist update: Policy normalisation interrupted

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... 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. The People's Bank of China ...

Chief economist update: The curse of Japan's consumption tax hike

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
About this time last year, financial markets were awash with speculation the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would follow the Fed's lead and start implementing a monetary policy exit strategy. Speculations started to gain prominence as early as January 2018 ...

Chief economist update: Wall Street in drunken sailor's shadow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
... 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 a wealth ...

Chief economist update: Where are the BOJ exit speculators now?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
In the early months of this year, financial markets were abuzz with speculations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would follow the Fed's lead and start implementing an exit strategy. Speculations started to gain prominence as early as January when the ...

Chief economist update: BOJ on a steady

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) starts its two-day monetary policy meeting today and it's not about to give financial markets a Halloween spook when it announces the policy board's decision tomorrow. Monetary policy settings will remain unchanged - ...