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How tough can easing be?

13 January 2015

After inflation in the eurozone went into reverse in December, the European Central Bank is finally moving toward implementing its long-discussed plans for buying bonds to stimulate the continent’s economy.

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Fed Stops Printing Money

04 November 2014

The US Federal Reserve has completed the ‘tapering’ of its quantitative easing program, which injected tens of billions of dollars into the American economy through bond purchases, but higher interest rates still look to be a year away in the US and even further off in other parts of the world.

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Ready for new challenges

09 September 2014

A slight decline in Germany’s performance in the second quarter should not overshadow the fundamental soundness of Europe’s largest economy.

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Europe's Monetary Conundrum

22 July 2014

Monetary authorities are called on to keep prices stable, promote economic growth and curb asset bubbles – yet doing all three simultaneously is proving exceedingly difficult.

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DRAGHI’S BOLD MOVE

11 June 2014

The European Central Bank raised eyebrows on June 5th when it announced it was adding negative interest rates to its arsenal to fight deflation.

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