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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
... when 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 ...

Chief economist update: Anchoring the recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
... single-currency region's fiscal and monetary policy support would remain in place. This comes four days after the European Central Bank convened on the 10th of June and decided to maintain the status quo - keeping the interest rates unchanged on ...

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: BOJ has no plans to ease easing

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
... This was as expected and in-line with unchanged policy decisions by its peers - the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England - in the same month. Besides, the BOJ was waxing optimistic over the outlook for the Japanese economy. ...

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
"Do you believe in life after love? I can feel something inside me say I really don't think you're strong enough now..." What's the point of increased transparency and forward guidance in financial markets - the bond market, in this case ...

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% ...

Chief economist update: Japan's third wave

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 NOV 2020
More infections equals more monetary policy easing and more fiscal spending. Like the Fed and the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) also kept monetary policy unchanged - target rate at -0.1% and target for the 10-year Japanese government ...
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