Daily Archives: September 23, 2009

Krishna Guha

Krishna Guha of the Financial Times says the key points to the FOMC’s statement that were no change to the extended period language, the completion of the asset purchase programme and no prospect of early rate hikes 

Krishna Guha

Krishna Guha of the Financial Times predicts the FOMC will stick to its current $1,450bn MBS and agency debt buying programme but stretch out the timeline past year end 

Chris Giles

Chris Giles of the Financial Times asks, if the Bank of England’s policies are so successful, why does it say the recovery be slow and why might there be a need to shovel even more newly created money out of the Bank’s door into the economy? 

China cuts plans to cut back on emissions, a bigger role for central banks in deflating asset bubbles is discussed and hedge funds emerge victorious over banks, says Vanessa Houlder of the Financial Times 

Chris Giles

If the Bank of England decides to reduce the rate of interest it pays on reserves deposited by commercial banks, it’s not yet clear whether the MPC or executive will make the call. Chris Giles of the Financial Times has learnt that the Bank is still asking the question itself.  

Ralph Atkins

An ECB study suggests young people need to be educated about inflation, writes Ralph Atkins of the Financial Times 

Chris Giles

The G20 wants to make a splash with a new framework for jobs and balanced world growth. This is a fine ambition, writes Chris Giles of the Financial Times, but haven’t we haven’t we been here before, he asks. IMF documents show the ambitions and process already exists.