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Chief economist update: Bank of Canada walks the talk

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... economic recovery." This is because... "Global economic growth is stronger than was forecast in the January Monetary Policy Report (MPR)..." "In Canada, growth in the first quarter appears considerably stronger than the Bank's January forecast, as ...

Chief economist update: NIRP embedded in BOE forecasts

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
... and the impact of spare capacity diminishes over 2021, inflation rises towards the target." However, the Monetary Policy Report stressed that, "The outlook for the economy remained unusually uncertain. It depended on the evolution of the pandemic and ...

Chief economist update: BOE flips tightening bias to easing

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 JUL 2019
... 2%-2.25% at the conclusion of its July FOMC meeting at 95.1%. This is backed-up by the Fed's semi-annual Monetary Policy Report noting: "Since the beginning of May, the tenor of incoming information on economic activity, on balance, has become somewhat ...

Dovish Fed, hawkish BOC

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUL 2017
... output gap is now projected to close around the end of 2017, earlier than the Bank anticipated in its April Monetary Policy Report (MPR)" - when it predicted the output gap to close in the first half of 2018. Reason perhaps why the BOC is not taking ...

Say when

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 FEB 2015
... not surprising that she's learned well... she's learnt the art of Fedspeak. Yes. "...since the July 2014 Monetary Policy Report, there has been important progress toward the FOMC's objective of maximum employment." No. "However, despite this improvement ...

Yellen yawn turn to Yellen yikes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUL 2014
... and dug and dug. Lo and behold! It was there! That statement was buried on page 20 of the booklet titled "Monetary Policy Report" - handed out to attendees and contains more detail about what she was testifying to. Those words weren't written by Janet ...

Bernanke pours liquid over Roman burn

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2013
... The S&P 500 index closed 0.6% on the up last night, encouraged by Uncle Ben's words. In his "Semi-annual "Monetary Policy Report to the Congress before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.", US Federal Reserve ...

Wall Street takes a dive

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2010
... economic outlook remains unusually uncertain." The printed text of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress contained 19 paragraphs and 2,419 words. How and why on earth did financial markets zero in on these six ...

Market Wrap - Midday

AAP  |  MONDAY, 16 JUL 2007
... in the US," he said. US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will deliver the central bank's mid-year monetary policy report on Wednesday. "Depending on what he says and how that impacts the US dollar, that could also have some bearing too," Mr Roberts ...

Weekly economic round-up

... Public Administration. New US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will also deliver his first semi-annual monetary policy report to the US House Financial Services Committee. This will be interesting as it will provide an insight into the continuity ...
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