European Central Bank (ECB)

Global Markets

The Fed is headed in the same direction as the ECB

(June 19): The US Federal Reserve has started buying corporate bonds in the secondary market, but it is not the first of its peers to do so.

Banking & finance

In praise of big (bank) buffers

SINGAPORE (May 25): Banks have found themselves back in the spotlight as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds.

Global Economy

Restoring central banks' credibility

(Dec 13): Recent jumps in equity prices and bond yields suggest that recession fears are receding.

Global Economy

Negative rates are starting to worry ECB officials

(Dec 9): Almost five weeks since Mario Draghi retired from running the European Central Bank (ECB) and finding an outright fan of his legacy of negative interest rates has become a lot harder.

US Economy

Wall Street is wrong about negative interest rates

(Nov 18): The titans of finance have a new foe, and it’s not UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn or senator Elizabeth Warren.

Global Economy

We are one mistake away from a global recession

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): Here is the silver lining to slowing world growth: We are a long way from 2009, when the global economy contracted.

Global Economy

The crisis of central bank governance

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): The relationship between monetary authorities and governments differs in important ways between the US and the eurozone.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): “Let the data speak for itself.

Investing strategy

What should investors do as interest rates turn negative?

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): US President Donald Trump urged the US Federal Reserve this past week to cut interest rates by at least 100 basis points and pursue quantitative easing.

Investing strategy

What should investors do as interest rates turn negative?

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): US President Donald Trump urged the US Federal Reserve this past week to cut interest rates by at least 100 basis points and pursue quantitative easing.

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