Posts Tagged ‘monetary-easing’

PBOC Looks to Boost Growth with Additional Stimulus, Risks Loom

by Christopher Lemieuxon July 7, 2014 6:37 pm BST
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is looking to boost China’s sluggish economy through various easing methods. The Chinese central bank has already issued 100 billion yuan for relenting for industries like agriculture and small businesses, which are generally locked out of the lending market. Another 300 billion yuan has been issued for low-income housing, […]

Taper Hysteria Spreads to South Africa, USDZAR Technicals

by Christopher Lemieuxon December 4, 2013 6:04 pm BST
The hysteria of a potential December taper is spreading to South Africa as government bonds are in the process of the longest selloff in five years. The South African rand has declined for the third day and correlating with the bond decline. Worries about how the African nation will fund its current account deficit if […]

BoJ Leave the Markets Wanting More

by Christopher Lemieuxon December 2, 2013 6:58 pm BST
Less than a year into the famed “Abeconomics” evolution began and shocked the financial markets as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) continuously print ¥70 per month, but the markets are left wanting more. The aggressive policies have triggered economic growth this year not seen by another G7 nation, and the key aim to raise consumer prices […]

ECB Members Say Additional Action Can Be Taken

by Christopher Lemieuxon November 25, 2013 12:15 am BST
A few European Central Bank (ECB) officials acknowledge that the central bank can take further steps within monetary easing in order to further aid a eurozone recovery. ECB executive board member Joerg Asmussen said that the central bank could and will take further action of to was necessary. The benchmark rate was cut by 25 […]