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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 ...
Chief economist update: We're not there yet
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... Forum on Central Banking 2020, held online on November 11-12. The head honchos of the US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and the Bank of England's collective and cautionary missive comes amid a backdrop of recent COVID-19 vaccine optimism ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 returns to Europe with a vengeance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
... consumer businesses in particular have been hit by intensifying virus concerns". At its September meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) forecast Eurozone GDP contracting by 8% in 2020 - better than the 8.7% slump predicted in June. Growth projections ...
Chief economist update: RBA negative on negative interest rate policy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
... lowered them further. Instead, they have eased monetary policy settings through other means." True that. The European Central Bank (ECB) took deposit rates down to negative back in 2014 and the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) target rate had been below zero ...
Chief economist update: Global healing?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 SEP 2020
... US and in India, among others that are already prompting renewed containment measures. Then again, as the European Central Bank (ECB) staff recently noted, "By virtue of the experience gained on how to deal with the pandemic, these responses are assumed ...
Chief economist update: ECB keeps it steady
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 SEP 2020
They came, they deliberated, they...well...didn't do anything. At its September 10 meeting, the European Central Bank's (ECB) governing council decided to keep interest rates unchanged - repo rate at 0.00%; marginal lending facility rate at ...
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 of ...
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 ...
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