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Global dividend income growth to continue: Plato

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2022
... to the report, financials were the largest dividend payer in 2021, and as European and US banks move past mandated Fed and ECB restrictions, there is an increasingly positive outlook for dividends from the sector. "Despite the recent elevation in risk ...

Economic recap: Week to July 23

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
... markets to anticipate that it would further QE at its November policy review. Not anymore. Offshore, the European Central Bank (ECB) took centre stage last week. While it preserved the status quo on monetary at the conclusion of its 22 July meeting ...

Economic recap: Week to July 9

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
... travelling to Spain. The UK, in turn, is proceeding to lift restrictions as planned on July 19. The European Central Bank (ECB) released its new monetary policy strategy - resulting from the review launched in January 2020. Under the new strategy, the ...

Economic recap: Week to July 2

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
... rising cases of Delta variant infections had markets concerned over increased restrictions or delayed reopening. These affirm ECB president Lagarde's view that the economy while starting to rebound, it remains fragile. Similarly, flash estimates ...

Chief economist update: Anchoring the recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
... inflation anchoring and we are not oblivious to that. But the recovery needs to be firm, solid and sustainable." These were ECB president Christine Lagarde's answers to an interview with 'Politico' asking how long the single-currency region's ...

Chief economist update: COVID-19 causes double-dip

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
... largest stimulus package ever financed in Europe," totalling €1.8 trillion. There's money from the European Central Bank (ECB). At its April monetary policy deliberations, it gave its assurance, if required, "to maintain favourable financing conditions ...

Chief economist update: Europa rides the bull once again

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... year-to-date -- and the VStoxx index dropped to a reading of 16.7 points - down 33% year-to-date - just as the European Central Bank (ECB) released the minutes of its 11 March of meeting detailing the Governing Council's concern over the regions' ...

Chief economist update: ECB gives PEPP talk

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 12 MAR 2021
It's not what the European Central Bank (ECB) did at its March governing council meeting - keeping monetary policy settings unchanged - but its PEPP (pandemic emergency purchase programme) talk that sent the Euro Stoxx-50 index on the up and up. ...

Chief economist update: Fed fights back bond bears

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... inflation targets while at the same time that any resurgence in inflation is transitory. The European Central Bank's (ECB) also fighting back, announcing that it would intervene to short-circuit rising bond yields. So has the Bank of Japan (BOJ) ...

Chief economist update: ECB expands PEPP

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 DEC 2020
The European Central Bank (ECB) didn't disappoint financial markets expecting more goodies in their Christmas stockings. While it kept the price of credit unchanged - repo rate at 0%, marginal lending rate at 0.25% and deposit facility rate at -0.5% ...
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