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Quantitative easing

British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
21st Jan 21, 5:00am
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British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
26th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Reducing house-price inflation depends on identifying the drivers. Right now, that means interest rate policy and quantitative easing must change. Everything else is band-aid as the fireball grows
The Reserve Bank drives economic policy with officials, rather than elected Government, in the driver’s seat. But the Reserve Bank mandate provided by the Government is where it all starts
3rd Nov 20, 7:37am
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The Reserve Bank drives economic policy with officials, rather than elected Government, in the driver’s seat. But the Reserve Bank mandate provided by the Government is where it all starts
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
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Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
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The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
Koichi Hamada predicts that economies like Japan will have little choice but to pursue post-pandemic monetary expansion
9th May 20, 10:42am
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Koichi Hamada predicts that economies like Japan will have little choice but to pursue post-pandemic monetary expansion
Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
3rd May 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
30th Mar 20, 8:35am
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RBNZ to buy more government bonds, as well as corporate and asset-based securities to support liquidity in the corporate sector
Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
23rd Mar 20, 12:19pm
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Raf Manji urges the RBNZ not to make the mistake of previous overseas QE programmes by focusing entirely on supporting the financial markets
The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
23rd Mar 20, 8:23am
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The RBNZ will buy up to $30 bln of Government bonds as the negative impacts of the emergency intensify in New Zealand and financial conditions tighten 'unnecessarily'
David Hargreaves takes liberties with metaphors as he ponders the uphill task RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr has as he tries to get New Zealand spending and investing
1st Sep 19, 6:02am
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David Hargreaves takes liberties with metaphors as he ponders the uphill task RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr has as he tries to get New Zealand spending and investing
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr puts in a plug for the Government and businesses to invest more to take advantage of low global interest rates
28th Aug 19, 12:16pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr puts in a plug for the Government and businesses to invest more to take advantage of low global interest rates
Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
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Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
Reserve Bank Chief Economist Yuong Ha says there's no evidence to suggest monetary policy is less effective the lower interest rates go
8th Aug 19, 4:29pm
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Reserve Bank Chief Economist Yuong Ha says there's no evidence to suggest monetary policy is less effective the lower interest rates go
Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
1st Mar 19, 7:30am
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Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
31st Jul 18, 9:01am
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Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says NZ won't require unconventional monetary policy in the foreseeable future
25th May 18, 8:00am
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says NZ won't require unconventional monetary policy in the foreseeable future
RBNZ says possibility of needing unconventional monetary policy tools 'higher than it ever was in history' meaning it needs to be ready just in case
24th May 18, 7:56am
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RBNZ says possibility of needing unconventional monetary policy tools 'higher than it ever was in history' meaning it needs to be ready just in case
Ultra-loose monetary policy stopped being appropriate long ago says Germany's Jürgen Stark, and the ECB's refusal to normalise policy faster is drastically increasing the risks to financial stability
20th Feb 18, 8:30am
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Ultra-loose monetary policy stopped being appropriate long ago says Germany's Jürgen Stark, and the ECB's refusal to normalise policy faster is drastically increasing the risks to financial stability
With most Japanese economic metrics improving except inflation, the Bank of Japan is between a rock and a hard place in deciding the policy course. Takatoshi Ito reviews their options
27th Jan 18, 11:35am
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With most Japanese economic metrics improving except inflation, the Bank of Japan is between a rock and a hard place in deciding the policy course. Takatoshi Ito reviews their options
Stephen Roach says the world is set up for the unwinding of three mega-trends: unconventional monetary policy, the real economy’s dependence on assets, and a potentially destabilizing global saving arbitrage
16th Dec 17, 9:09am
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Stephen Roach says the world is set up for the unwinding of three mega-trends: unconventional monetary policy, the real economy’s dependence on assets, and a potentially destabilizing global saving arbitrage
Kiwibank economists say the withdrawal of global QE is expected to affect the economy the NZ economy indirectly via financial markets, both through rising longer-dated interest rates and a lower currency
4th Nov 17, 9:44am
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Kiwibank economists say the withdrawal of global QE is expected to affect the economy the NZ economy indirectly via financial markets, both through rising longer-dated interest rates and a lower currency
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Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey discuss the options New Zealand has in a zero interest rate world
15th Oct 16, 9:27am
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Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey discuss the options New Zealand has in a zero interest rate world
Now that zero interest rates, Quantitative Easing and negative interest rates have failed, should the world's central banks start printing money and handing it over to real people? Bernard Hickey takes a look
6th Mar 16, 5:02am
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Now that zero interest rates, Quantitative Easing and negative interest rates have failed, should the world's central banks start printing money and handing it over to real people? Bernard Hickey takes a look
US Fed has now printed US$1 trillion in its bond buying program; no end in sight
23rd Oct 13, 9:45am
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US Fed has now printed US$1 trillion in its bond buying program; no end in sight