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Chief economist update: The next generation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
It didn't happen overnight, but it did happen. After five days of deliberation, negotiation and compromise, leaders of the 27 governments that make up the European Union (EU) unanimously agreed to an unprecedented €750 billion "Next Generation ...
Chief economist update: The ECB's PEPP economy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
When the going gets tough... the European Central Bank (ECB) gets more policy provision going. At its June 4 Governing Council meeting, the central bank raised the size of its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) by €600 billion to a total ...
Chief economist update: Better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... Federal Reserve is looking at implementing yield curve control (to step up its support for the economy); the European Central Bank (ECB) warning that the Eurozone economy is approaching its worst-case scenario (a 12% drop in 2020 GDP); Japan unleashing ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone contraction heads from mild to severe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... "I did my best But I guess, my best wasn't good enough..." - 'Just Once', James Ingram The European Central Bank (ECB) launched a new €750 billion asset purchase programme in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The following ...
What's next for income-focused funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... according to the Reserve Bank of Australia. However, this year is a different story across the world. The European Central Bank has asked banks to defer dividend payouts until October, while the UK has seen nearly half of its biggest listed companies ...
Opportunities in fixed interest during crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... 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, Coles and Apple. Despite ...
Chief economist update: Different contagion, same fiscal policy divide
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
... the Euro Stoxx-50 has dropped by 28.9%, giving up all its 2019 gains (24.8%), and then some. While the European Central Bank (ECB) has kept policy interest rates unchanged to date, it has announced several accommodative policy measures, including increased ...
Chief economist update: Great Scott! Mighty Mo to the rescue
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... would have described him as 'super', but I've already used that moniker in reference to former European Central Bank (ECB) president Marion Draghi when he did "whatever it took" to save the splintering of the single currency region from splintering ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... £30 billion (US$58.4 billion). Although it kept interest rates unchanged at its March meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) expanded its asset purchases by €120B until end-2020, as well as announcing "more favorable TLTRO terms from June ...
Chief economist update: Steady as it was, steady it will be
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JAN 2020
It could have been because it happened at the same time that the coronavirus was making the headlines, or because financial markets widely expected it, or a bit of both, but the European Central Bank's (ECB) first Governing Council meeting for 2020 ...
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