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The catalysts for a rebound
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... said. "Given the huge leg down in core bond yields around the world, and the aggressive actions taken across the board by the Fed and other central banks, we see a clear scenario emerging on the back end of this.
Opportunities in fixed interest during crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... "As a result, we are looking for opportunities to get 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" ...
A coronavirus-bitten cat bounce?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... antibiotics (bad simile because antibiotics don't kill the virus), else we run the risk of a relapse. Recall how the Fed ended QE1? That looking back was too soon? It became QE2 and then QE3. Which is worse? Administering a late cure or withdrawing ...
No time to look back
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... and recession after the coronavirus outbreak struck an economy already weakened by two years of trade war and an aggressive Fed rate hike cycle," Spivak said. "If the slowdown punctures any bubbles built up through the ultra-accommodative post-GFC period ...
Chief economist update: Honey, COVID-19 got me sacked
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... the coronavirus is contained, the economic damage will persist." How quickly the coronavirus is murdered is the key. As US Fed chair Jerome Powell declared: "If we get the virus spread under control fairly quickly, then economic activity can resume ... ...
Dow skyrockets in two-day winning streak
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... high yield debt is still close to its lows given that these companies are more likely to fall through the cracks in both Fed and government policies." Perpetual also doesn't believe we have hit rock bottom yet. "The rally was unconvincing with the ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 eating into jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... if employees are retained; a $500B loan and loan guarantee program for industries, cities and states that with help from Fed can produce ~$4T in total liquidity; $150B for state and local stimulus funds; $130B for hospitals; and expanded unemployment ...
Chief economist update: Lock us down Scotty!
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... Virginia, and you'll see governments and central banks handing out cash like never before. The latest news from Factset is: "Fed announced flurry of measures to improve market liquidity. QE now open-ended after Fed has previously committed to purchasing ...
Chief economist update: Cash splash
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... according to Factset : "ECB added €750B to its QE program, bring its planned purchases for the year to over €1T. Fed unveiled another facility to boost liquidity, aimed at money-market mutual funds. " Also announced new swap lines with more ...
Wall Street tumbles, ASX holds ground
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... markets. "Obviously, stock markets and global markets around the world are down significantly," Stein said. "Again, I think the Fed did what it had to do and in the press conference, Powell still highlighted that health policy and other policies are ...
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