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Chief economist update: "Quitaly"
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
... 7.5%. The extent of financial market fears over Italy is best captured in the following two charts: European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi succeeded in calming nerves over Grexit with his "whatever it takes" policy. Draghi might have to throw ...
Chief economist update: Italy and Spain an emerging ECB problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
... would bring - much like it did back when the Berlin Wall crumbled - and even more so given the European Central Bank's (ECB) concern over the "the threat of increased protectionism." This, according to the minutes of the ECB's April 26 Governing ...
Chief economist update: A US dollar story
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
... (BOJ) recently removing its target time-frame for the achievement of its 2% inflation target and the European Central Bank (ECB) faced with renewed inflation weakness - headline CPI inflation slowed to 1.2% in the year to April from 1.3% in the previous ...
Chief economist update: Prudence, patience and persistence
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018
The European Central Bank's (ECB) 26 April Governing Council meeting produced unchanged monetary policy settings yet again, marking the 26th month of inaction. The eurozone's interest rates haven't changed - repo rate at 0.0%; deposit facility at -0.40% ...
Chief economist update: The euro's doing Trump's work in the Eurozone
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 MAR 2018
... before Trump granted a temporary exemption to EU, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and South Korea until May 1 - ECB President Mario Draghi said that while the central bank remains confident that inflation would eventually rise to the ECB's ...
Chief economist update: The key to ECB taper
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2018
Not a single soul could argue with ECB President Mario Draghi's assessment that "euro area economy is expanding robustly" and neither with his self-congratulatory remark that "our measures have put the euro area economy on a solid growth pathway, driven ...
Chief economist update: Three minutes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2018
... where they plan to take us. The minutes of the meetings of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the US Federal Reserve (Fed) were released last week. Despite their economies operating at different points in the economic ...
Chief economist update: Euro's uptrend is a downtrend risk
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2018
While none expected a change in monetary policy, not a few anticipated ECB president Mario Draghi to deliver a less dovish message (at the very least) after the European Central Bank's first governing council meeting for 2018. Perhaps, the underlying ...
Chief economist update: ECB sees low rates for longer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2018
Echoing BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's quick push back on taper speculations, Deutsche Bundesbank president and ECB governing council member Jens Weidmann used his speech at the Ludwig-Erhard Summit in Bavaria to do the same. Like Kuroda, Weidmann's ...
Chief economist update: Bond sell bomb shell
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2018
... its purchases of 10 to 25-year and 25 to 40-year JGBs by ¥10 billion each. And then, there's the European Central Bank (ECB) which is scheduled to halve its asset purchases from €60 billion to €30 billion starting this month. But if the ...
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