Macroeconomic influences

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Central banks kickstart asset purchases

Central banks kickstart asset purchases

Central banks generally have two types of emergency facilities. One is active ...
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Back to normality

Back to normality

Bean’s view: prevent permanent scarring The task of economic policy confronting coronavirus ...
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Predicting random shocks

Predicting random shocks

Despite nearly a hundred years of development of econometrics, its treatment of random shocks remains quite naïve ...
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What to expect from Brexit negotiations

What to expect from Brexit negotiations

On 27 February, the UK government released a policy paper on its ...
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Volatility threatens Libor replacement

Volatility threatens Libor replacement

On 16 September, the US treasury repo market was hit by large fluctuations in short-term interest rates ...
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Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back

‘We need to worry about panic’ ...
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China and the economic impact of coronavirus

China and the economic impact of coronavirus

On 21 February, Andy Rothman, investment strategist at Matthews Asia, joined Mark ...
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Pete Buttigied gives a speech

Buttigieg positions himself as Obama successor

Buttigieg eager to shed the tax and spend imagery of other Democrats ...
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Germany’s economic position: Challenges, opportunities and future policy

Germany’s economic position: Challenges, opportunities and future policy

Philipp Steinberg, head of economic policy at the German economics ministry, joins ...
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Fed talk: The ample reserves framework and dynamism of the US labour market

Fed talk: The ample reserves framework and dynamism of the US labour market

Joe Gagnon, senior research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics ...
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Superpowers posturing in volatile Gulf

Superpowers posturing in volatile Gulf

US disinterest in Hormuz strait crippling oil-dependent Iran ...
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2020: Political and economic threats on the rise

2020: Political and economic threats on the rise

OMFIF advisers and economists make their predictions for the year to come ...
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