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Chief economist update: We're not there yet
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
"Curb your enthusiasm" was the overriding message from the world's top three central bankers at the annual ECB Forum on Central Banking 2020, held online on November 11-12. The head honchos of the US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and the ...
Chief economist update: More money for reimposed lockdown
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 NOV 2020
... came into play. Renewed lockdown measures in England - starting November 5 - have prompted the government and the Bank of England (BOE) into action. UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the extension of the government's furlough scheme ...
Chief economist update: The UK's new plan... after two plans
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 OCT 2020
... this year, that was itself followed by the "Winter Economic Plan" declared in late September. For its part, the Bank of England (BOE) has left the monetary policy door open for negative interest rates and more QE. The UK might be able to contain the ...
Chief economist update: RBA negative on negative interest rate policy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
... reduce these interest rates." The second negative interest rate wave speculation in Australia comes soon after the Bank of England (BOE) divulge in its September 17 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) report that: "The MPC had been briefed on the Bank of ...
Chief economist update: Australia on top despite recession
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2020
... surrounding the pandemic - and recent reports of hiccups in the UK/Euro Brexit negotiations -- so much so that the Bank of England (BOE) and the Exchequer remain on their toes. The BOE kept the Bank Rate unchanged at its July meeting after it maintained ...
Chief economist update: UK plans for jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... investors' continued sense of caution amid the lingering uncertainty surrounding the pandemic so much so that the Bank of England (BOE) and the Exchequer remain on their toes. While the BOE kept the bank rate unchanged at a record low 0.1% at its ...
Chief economist update: Better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... ¥117.1 trillion (US$1.1 trillion) -- taking total stimulus spending to ¥230 trillion (or about 40% of GDP); and Bank of England (BOE) governor forewarning that recovery in the UK could take longer than expected. Surprisingly, despite Australia's ...
Chief economist update: Annus horribilis with a vengeance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
... know what the Latin term is for a year that's worse than "annus horribilis" but 2020 would be it. While the Bank of England (BOE) to keep monetary policy settings unchanged at its May meeting - the Bank Rate at a record low 0.1% and purchases at ...
Chief economist update: Turns out Brexit was heaven
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020
... slowed sharply from 2.1% pre-Brexit to 1.1% as at the end of the December 2019 quarter. But in his last meeting as Bank of England (BOE) governor in January this year, Mark Carney was waxing optimistic. "The most recent indicators suggest that global ...
Opportunities in fixed interest during crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... looking for opportunities to get US-style spreads into our portfolios by buying names that we know the Fed, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank (ECB) are going to be buying." It has also been buying "high quality corporates" such as McDonalds ...
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