Central Bank Policy
Citing improved growth and rising inflation, the ECB moved to scale back its bond purchases. But don’t call it a taper.
The Bank of Russia’s latest monetary policy forecast raises a novel possibility: What if the present inflationary trend isn’t temporary at all?
The Federal Reserve balance sheet just hit $8.1 trillion, roughly the size of the economies of Japan and Germany combined.
Either the target or the loose monetary policy had to go. In the end it was the target.
Federal Reserve officials gather this week for one of the most important central bank meetings in recent history.
Do spiking yield curves across the developed world harken the end of COVID-era monetary stimulus?
Powell’s recent comments reflect how central bank interventions have been normalized by the market, making the Fed’s eventual exit an exceedingly delicate affair.
But will it be enough?
And given the global economy’s expanding debt pile – should they?
Recounting the latest economic disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.