Category Archives: Monetary Policy

Reverse Repo in 60 seconds – FT

The cost of Fed liquidity is supposed to influence rates across the board, including those charged to the non-bank sector. However, since the crisis, private collateral rates have not always followed suit. The Fed Reverse Repo facility aims to change … Continue reading

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China’s monetary policy – FT

Easy monetary policy would support growth, but many of the problems in the Chinese economy are the result of too much credit. The FT’s Jamil Anderlini looks at what the People’s Bank of China is doing to keep the economy … Continue reading

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Has Draghi opened the floodgates? – FT

Mario Draghi is tackling the dearth of small business loans with €400bn of cheap long-term loans, TLTROs. William De Vijlder of BNP Paribas Investment Partners discusses with John Authers whether this will open the floodgates or lead to stagnant water … Continue reading

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The ECB moves – is it enough? – FT

The European Central Bank has cut its deposit rate to below zero per cent and introduced other radical measures to fight the threat of deflation. The FT’s Chris Giles and Ferdinando Giugliano discuss what these actions mean. For more video … Continue reading

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ECB cuts rates to buoy eurozone economy – EuroNews

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Weekend Lecture: The Future of Monetary Policy – LSE

Recorded on 20 May 2014 in Old Theatre, Old Building. In this lecture Charlie Bean, outgoing deputy governor of the Bank of England and visiting professor in the LSE Department of Economics will reflect on the economic events of the … Continue reading

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Carney damps down rate rise talk – FT

FT economics editor Chris Giles says Bank of England governor Mark Carney struck a relatively dovish tone when he announced his quarterly inflation report on Wednesday. Mr Carney stressed the economy had only just started to “head back towards normal”. … Continue reading

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Janet Yellen’s Inner Circle – ReutersTV

As Janet Yellen faces Congress for the first time as Fed chair, here’s a look at her inner circle – four trusted advisers who have her ear and whose public words will closely align with her own thinking. – ReutersTV … Continue reading

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Yellen’s deflationary challenge – FT

Tomorrow is a big day for the new Fed Chair. Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve board chair who gives testimony to Congress on Tuesday, may need to address deflation risks, says US markets editor Michael Mackenzie. He also discusses … Continue reading

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Stanley Fischer To Become Vice Chairman of the Fed

This is the best news we’ve heard in a long time. Bloomberg reports, Former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer is President Barack Obama’s leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, people familiar with the selection process … Continue reading

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