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465 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara speaks at the Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth – Session 2: Public debt, public investment, and growth talk at George Washington University in Washington. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images J..."
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103 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"Source: Bespoke Investment Group The European Central Bank announced its latest and belated program of quantitative easing last week. The ECB made fresh commitments to buy a series of asset-backed securities (ABS), various bonds and expanded its ..."
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483 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Cranes are pictured against the sunset at a construction site in the Toyosu district in Tokyo on Feb. 12. Reuters Japan’s central bank should hold fire on extra measures for some time to ensure the economy doesn’t “overheat,” an economic adviser to..."

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613 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"Large-scale purchases of government bonds by the Europe Central Bank would boost euro zone inflation and stimulate demand for bank credit, the International Monetary Fund said Monday in its latest effort to tout the potential benefits of quantitative..."
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888 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Chinese one hundred yuan bank notes. Bloomberg News To describe the nature of China’s current monetary policy and to differentiate from that of the U.S. Fed, one economist has coined a new term: “qualitative easing.” Professor Willem Buiter, chief ..."

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368 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Vision-Ease Lens, which manufactures the Coppertone brand of sunglass lenses at its headquarters complex in Anoka County, has been acquired by Wind Point Partners, a Chicago private equity investment firm. Terms were not disclosed. Vision-Ease has ..."

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398 words • intermediate • 3 years, 7 months ago
"From the Federal Reserve: The April 2015 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending PracticesRegarding loans to businesses, the April survey results indicated that, on balance, banks reported little change in their standards on commercial and..."
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337 words • advanced • 3 years, 10 months ago
"Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda attends a lower house committee session at the parliament in Tokyo on Feb. 4, 2015. Reuters A Bank of Japan policy board member flagged potential risks from the latest easing measures rolled out in October last y..."
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535 words • intermediate • 4 years, 2 months ago
"For years, since the financial crisis, the Fed has used "Quantitative Easing" as a means of easing monetary policy. Quantitative Easing (or "QE") is the process by which the Fed buys government bonds in order to push down yields, add liquidity to the..."
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281 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"However, overall impact should be manageable. It has been noted that China is opting for less broad-based easing after “combined” cut. According to a research note from CCB International, on 23 October, the PBoC announced a 25bp interest rate c..."
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1363 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Ten days ago, when Deutsche Bank stock was about 10% higher, the biggest German commercial bank declared war on Mario Draghi, as we put it, warning him that any further easing by the ECB would only push stocks (with an emphasis on DB stock which has ..."
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224 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Mizuho notes upbeat manufacturers Mizuho senior economist Hidenobu Tokuda said companies are upbeat but cautious about the future. "This reflects concerns about emerging markets," he said. "This is also due to concerns about the domestic economy, b..."
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294 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"The US dollar lurched higher on Tuesday as China allowed its yuan to fall to levels last seen in 2012, a move that could provide a competitive boost to exports from the world's second largest economy. Asian stocks mostly held firm as investors weigh..."
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364 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"On January 28, the Bank of Japan shocked the global markets by introducing negative interest rates. In a 5-to-4 vote, BOJ members agreed to charge financial institutionsan interest rate of -0.1% for excess reserves parked at the bank. The BOJ's next ..."
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539 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"A commuter walks past the People’s Bank Of China. Bloomberg China’s decision makers yet again resisted pressure to significantly ease monetary policy and instead injected 500 billion yuan ($81 billion) in liquidity into the country’s five major sta..."
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533 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"REUTERS/Eric VidalWhile the European Central Bank announced tamer-than-expected quantitative easing measures this month, it also offered a bit of reassurance to those counting on a broader QE program: bank president Mario Draghi said that the ECB was..."
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360 words • advanced • 5 years, 7 months ago
The move comes as the European economy continues to be plagued by slow growth and record unemployment.
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286 words • advanced • 4 years, 1 month ago
"The US Federal Reserve has been stimulating the US economy with extraordinarily easy monetary policy. But it is preparing to tighten. The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, however, appear to be on the verge of easing further. Meanwhile, centra..."
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278 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
"In 2015, monetary policy changes have been the biggest market movers. The headline events have been from the European Central Bank, which announced a new quantitative easing program in January; the Swiss National Bank, which unexpectedly removed the ..."
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463 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Agence France-Presse/Getty Images China’s central bank over the weekend pulled a surprise move, cutting the benchmark lending and deposit rates and reducing the amount of funds some banks are required to hold in reserve. The last time the People’s ..."
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