Tag Archives: Monetary Policy

The ascent of the hawks at the Fed? – FT

As the US labour market recovers, should investors brace themselves for an earlier rate rise? Gavyn Davies, chairman of Fulcrum Asset Management, explains to FT global economy news editor Ferdinando Giugliano why the Fed is unlikely to change its course … Continue reading

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The Dilemma of Monetary Tightening

Interesting piece in the World Economics Association’s  Real World Economic Review on some of the difficulties the Fed faces when it begins tightening monetary policy.   They point out the policy contradiction that paying interest on excess reserves is an injection … Continue reading

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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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Volatility, markets and monetary policy – FT

Volatility, instability and monetary policy. Cardiff Garcia and Tracy Alloway discuss why the calm in markets is making investors and central banks so nervous — and whether they should do anything about it. For more video content from the Financial … 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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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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