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Chief economist update: Bank of Canada walks the talk
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... extraordinary forward guidance on the path for the overnight rate, reinforced and supplemented by the Bank's quantitative easing (QE) program. Effective the week of April 26, weekly net purchases of Government of Canada bonds will be adjusted to ...
Chief economist update: Jobs, jobs, jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... the stronger than expected economy has raised the risk that the RBA will not announce the extension of its quantitative easing measures. This could particularly be the case if the rise in activity is accompanied by a sharp decline in unemployment. "Risk"? ...
RBA measures not solely due to COVID: Treasury
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 6 NOV 2020
... Kennedy said that while COVID-19 was certainly he factor that pushed the Central Bank to take the leap of quantitative easing measures, the country was already heading in that direction. "While the academic research is not settled on the relative importance ...
RBA cuts rate to new historic low
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
... to 0.10% for the first time in history. Not only that, but RBA governor Philip Lowe announced a ramp up of quantitative easing measures, bringing in a new era of monetary policy in Australia. The RBA decided to reduce the cash rate to 0.1%, reduce the ...
Chief economist update: Lowe taking interest rates lower
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... this time is different. In his speech, the governor laid out the case for another interest rate reduction or quantitative easing, or both, perhaps as soon as the next board meeting in November. "When the pandemic was at its worst and there were severe ...
Advisers bolt to cash, gold
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020
... volatility. Gold pushed through the all-time high mark recently and is likely to maintain value for some time due to quantitative easing programs across the globe and ongoing risks from COVID-19." "Silver has traditionally followed gold closely and may ...
Chief economist update: Ardern's ardour
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... tomorrow. Will they, won't they? "Six of nine economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect the RBNZ to hold its quantitative easing limit at NZ$60 billion ($40 billion) on Wednesday; three say the program will be increased," according to Bloomberg. Those ...
Gold rally continues to hit new highs
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... prices higher, he said. These include investors using gold as a hedge against inflation on the basis that quantitative easing will generate higher consumer price inflation, as well as investors seeing gold as an alternative to paper currencies. "Perhaps ...
No such thing as a free lunch: Lowe
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
... form or another. I would like to explain why." Lowe said that while the bank has considered many methods of quantitative easing, he dismissed the concept of the bank having the ability to provide any direct funding. "The message here is that somebody ...
Sovereign investors keen on gold, infrastructure
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
... broad sell off as investors rushed into cash. However government interventions including rate cuts and global quantitative easing forced down yields and had a positive impact on many fixed income portfolios" Invesco head of official institutions Rod ...
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