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Chief economist update: The greatest central banker of modern times
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
"Patience is a virtue." We've heard, read and seen this quote many, many times. This is a quote that's so easy to say but difficult to apply - more so if you're the head of one of the world's biggest central banks, presiding over a fast ...
Chief economist update: ECB to leave no policy tool unturned
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUN 2019
When the European Central Bank (ECB) concluded its Governing Council meeting on the June 6, not only had it announced to keep monetary policy settings unchanged - repo at 0.00%; marginal lending facility at 0.25%; deposit facility at -0.4% - but it ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone growth slowing fast
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
... for a 0.4% expansion and the weakest quarterly growth rate since the June 2014 quarter. To be sure, ECB president Mario Draghi acknowledged at the July ECB meeting that the growth moderation in the first and second quarters of this year was due to the ...
Chief economist update: Super Mario keeps his cool
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... current heightened volatility on Wall Street that's adding to investor anxiety around the world, ECB President Mario Draghi remains unfazed. "Incoming information, while somewhat weaker than expected, remains overall consistent with an ongoing broad-based ...
Chief economist update: Steady as she goes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 SEP 2018
... Eurozone's economic growth has slowed to 2.1% in the June quarter from 2.4% in the March quarter." However, ECB President Mario Draghi has already pencilled this in. In his July Q&A, Draghi admitted that growth has moderated in the first quarter ...
Chief economist update: ECB on track for exit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUL 2018
... convergence of inflation to levels that are below, but close to, 2% over the medium term." In his Q&A, ECB President Mario Draghi explained that the no change in policy direction is that the "the Governing Council took note that there hasn't been ...
Chief economist update: Lessons from the last world trade war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 JUN 2018
... we are hearing about decision to postpone investment, postpone hiring, postpone making decisions." ECB President Mario Draghi: "It's not easy and it's not yet time to see what the consequences on monetary policy of all this can be but there's ...
Chief economist update: Prudence, patience and persistence
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018
... data indicate that the single currency area's growth momentum is slowing down. This isn't lost on ECB President Mario Draghi. While Draghi offered a sober assessment in his monetary policy statement, "incoming information since our meeting in early March ...
Chief economist update: The euro's doing Trump's work in the Eurozone
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 MAR 2018
... 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 target of "below but ...
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 ...
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