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Chief economist update: Cash splash
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... money-market mutual funds. " Also announced new swap lines with more central banks to help ease strains of dollar funding. BOE announced an emergency 15 bp rate cut to bring its rate to 0.1%. Also boosted QE program by £200B to a total of £645B. ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... cut on March 3), as well as launching a US$700 billion quantitative easing program and asserting coordinated action with BOE, BOJ, ECB and SNB to boost liquidity via US dollar liquidity swap lines. Opening trade on March 16 saw the Reserve Bank of New ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... rates again. The Bank of Canada (BOC) cuts its benchmark interest rates by 50 basis points to 1.25%. The Bank of England (BOE) also slashed interest rates by 50 bps to 0.25%, and on top of that the Chancellor to the Exchequer announced emergency spending ...
Chief economist update: UK is now Bailey's baby
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
Bank of England (BOE) Governor Mark Carney's last days on the job would have gotten more press were it not for the more pressing concern of the coronavirus. To be sure, there was nothing noteworthy in Carney's final monetary policy committee ...
Chief economist update: Brexit - the news that was
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020
... uncertainty has been removed (with or without a deal) and this time, backed by the UK Parliament at that. Bank of England (BOE) governor Mark Carney cares. In his speech at the BOE's Future of Inflation Targeting Conference in London, Carney remarked ...
Chief economist update: Stock rally heralds 2020 cheer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 DEC 2019
... Bank (ECB) embarked on TLTRO III and re-started QE, China boosted both monetary and fiscal policies, the Bank of England (BOE) maintained its accommodative stance and the government pledged increased fiscal stimulus and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) may have ...
Chief economist update: Santa Claus is coming to town
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
... expected to implement 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 ...
Chief economist update: Brexit la la la
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
... Britons and Europeans and the rest of the world are not holding their collective oxygen intake. However, Bank of England (BOE) governor Mark Carney have changed his tune. If memory serves me right, Carney warned about the increased likelihood that the ...
Chief economist update: Brexit uncertainty is not all that bad
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 OCT 2019
... the global economic backdrop, it could be this very uncertainty over Brexit that is working in the Bank of England's (BOE) favour. It's one of the very few central banks that's forward guiding monetary policy towards higher interest rates ...
Chief economist update: Greater than the Great Recession of 2008
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
... September 2008, policy rates among the world's major central banks were higher - 7.25% for the RBA (now 1%); 5.75% for the BOE (now 0.75%); 5.25% for the Fed (now 2.25%); 4.25% for the ECB (now 0%); and, 0.5% for the BOJ (now -0.1%). How much lower ...
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