quantitative easing

US Economy

Why breaking the QE addiction is such a struggle

QE is just too hard to say goodbye to

Global Markets

Outlook for Asian equities in 2020

(Dec 20): This decade will end pretty much the way it started: Global central banks embarking on loose monetary policy and quantitative easing to counter slowing GDP growth. In 2019, global economic growth seems to have fallen to a post-global financial c


Twenty years after the Asian crisis, what are the prospects for the region?

SINGAPORE (July 3): Two decades ago, several Asian economies were shattered by a series of financial, economic and political crises that set the region back badly.

Global Economy

Asia central banks rebuild US$6 trillion defense as Fed hike looms

HONG KONG/MUMBAI (June 13): Asia’s central banks are stacking the sandbags. 

Investing strategies

Why ‘Trumponomics’ continues to support markets, but not for long

SINGAPORE (Feb 22): Global equities, risk assets and bond yields are on the brink of seeing myriad changes depending on the geopolitical events and policies to come – according to Mark Burgess, chief investment officer (CIO) EMEA and global head of equi

Central banks need to stop living in a fantasy world

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): Central banks have been largely ineffective in creating credit within their economies despite repeated efforts at tweaking their monetary policy, and Huw van Steenis, the Global Head of Strategy at Schroders, thinks he might know the re