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RBA outlines next phase of bond purchase program

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... proceeds from bonds as they mature from the bank's portfolio. This decision by the RBA is indicative of a new quantitative tightening phase of its bond purchase program. This means the RBA will allow its bond holding to gradually diminish over time as ...

Chief economist update: Bah humbug

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 3 DEC 2019
... being propped up by the ridiculous policies of the Federal Reserve - Which has called interest rates and quantitative tightening wrong from the first days of Jay Powell!" It's the latest update from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) which ...

Chief economist update: The Fed pause that refreshes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2019
... equities are on the up and up. Suddenly, diktats to the Fed earlier this month by Trump - "In terms of quantitative tightening it should absolutely now be quantitative easing" - and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow - he wants the Fed to "immediately" ...

Chief economist update: Two indicators giving the Fed a headache

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
... House wants it to go in reverse. Cue US President Trump's latest "advice" to the Fed: "In terms of quantitative tightening it should absolutely now be quantitative easing". And days before that, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow made it known ...

Chief economist update: Buy the dip or sell the rallies?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... only that, the more expensive greenback (a de facto policy tightening) is a double down on the Fed's quantitative tightening efforts that could potentially bring US growth lower than intended.

Chief economist update: When QE turns to QT

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2018
... the Fed shrinking its balance sheet, there's lesser liquidity to underwrite US financial markets. Quantitative Tightening (QT). The Fed started to shrink its balance by US$10 billion a month in October, November and December last year, which then ...

Institutional investors on the march in fixed income

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2018
... Moreover, 35% of APAC respondents believe central banks in the region will move from quantitative easing to quantitative tightening. Investors in the region are most concerned about regulatory challenges both at present and in the future; they are less ...

Eurozone low-flation to 2020

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 DEC 2017
... forecasts at 1.5% in 2019 and 1.7% by 2020 - the ECB's forward guided interest rate hike late next year and/or quantitative tightening becomes questionable. Then again, the ECB could cite the Fed as a precedent - which has done both under the same circumstances ...

Expect slow "boil" Fed hikes: Hamish Douglass

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2015
... gradually turn up the heat. They'll boil us slowly," he said. We're just starting to feel the effects of quantitative tightening in the world with the change of the major foreign exchange reserve policies of three major nations. After the initial lift ...
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