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European Economics > ECB Watch — ECB to keep foot hard on the QE pedalEuropean Economics > European Economics Focus — Has the ECB saved the euro-zone again?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Q1 GDP data confirm EM downturnJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Bank of Japan to step up pace of easing in OctoberEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Riksbank policy easing will need to be more aggressiveEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — ECB minutes reaffirm intention to see QE throughEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Should the ECB be happy with the first 10 weeks of QE?Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — BoJ still likely to ease before too longJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Should the BoJ scrap its monetary base target?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Bank of Japan will have to ease more before too long
Global Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — Monetary conditions still ultra-looseJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Bank of Japan will have to ease more before longEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Swedish Riksbank increases stimulus to battle deflationChina Economics > China Economics Update — Is the People’s Bank about to launch QE?Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Russia’s economy slumps, growth weakens in TurkeyJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — BoJ could spring another surpriseJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Has QQE really lifted inflation expectations?European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Will QE spur a revival in investment?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Will the use of JGBs as collateral hamper QQE?UK Economics > UK Quarterly Review — Don’t underestimate the economy’s hidden slack
Japan Economics > Japan Economics Focus — What could policymakers do next if QQE doesn’t work?European Economics > European Economics Update — ECB will implement QE in full and may need to do moreJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Monetary Indicators Monitor (Mar.)European Economics > European Economics Update — Is loose monetary policy inflating bubbles in Germany?European Economics > ECB Watch — ECB to downplay early taper talkGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Wealth effects in euro-zone and Japan will be smallJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Bank of Japan still likely to expand QQE later this monthJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — BoJ to ease policy at the end of the monthGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — ECB trumps Bank of Japan?European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Greece & the ECB both have a lot more work to do
European Economics > European Economics Update — ECB March minutes will dampen talk of early QE taperEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — In the footsteps of the Fed?Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Will the ECB’s QE provide more fuel for euro-zone bonds?Global Economics > Global Economics Focus — Does QE work?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Focus — “Abenomics” needs a fresh boostEuropean Commercial Property > European Commercial Property Updates — Will QE provide a boost to Frankfurt office occupier demand?Global Economics > Global Economics Update — ECB QE should be a net positive for rest of the worldJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Bank of Japan still likely to ease preemptively next monthJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — Spacecraft QQE needs fresh fuel to reach 2% orbitGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Real rates to stay higher in the euro-zone than in US & Japan
European Economics > European Economics Update — Will QE hit the buffers before the job is done?European Economics > European Economics Update — Start of ECB QE won’t herald strong recoveryEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — ECB’s hopes unlikely to be metEuropean Economics > ECB Watch — ECB to maintain a hard line on GreeceJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — BoJ to surprise markets by easing again in AprilEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Watch — What to make of the latest currency moves in Central EuropeThis article appears in multiple services — Could QE come back on the agenda?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Update — BoJ still likely to ease again soonGlobal Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — Rate cuts and ECB QE to keep conditions looseJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Government eases pressure on BoJ to expand stimulus
European Commercial Property > European Commercial Property Updates — ECB QE to drive European commercial property yields lower stillGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will the ECB’s QE keep the euro under pressure?Commodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Oil prices finding a floor as precious metals reboundGlobal Economics > Global Trade Monitor — Plunge in oil prices to transform global trade balancesEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Two cheers for the ECBEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Markets Monitor — ECB QE provides modest bump to marketsThis article appears in multiple services — Euro-zone QE largely positive for UKGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will Greece’s election be more important for EZ bonds than QE?European Economics > European Economics Update — QE meets expectations, but won’t work miraclesCommodities Overview > Commodities Update — What does QE in the euro-zone mean for commodities?
European Economics > European Economics Update — What to look for from the ECB todayGlobal Economics > Global Economic Outlook — Oiling the wheelsEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Plan for NCBs to conduct QE will further limit its effectsJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — BoJ’s optimism reduces chances of near-term easingEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Crisis 2.0?US Economics > US Economics Update — Monetary indicators Monitor (Dec. 14)Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — The implications of ECB QE for Eastern EuropeEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — The implications of ECB QE for Eastern EuropeEuropean Economics > ECB Watch — QE may disappoint high expectationsGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Would euro-zone equities benefit from QE?
Japan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Monetary Indicators Monitor (Dec.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — ECB to focus on deflation, not politicsGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — A selection of key calls for 2015 and beyondEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Could the ECB finance a euro-zone investment fund?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — What should we expect in 2015?European Economics > European Economics Update — What will ECB QE do to the euro?Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — Falling energy prices jeopardise inflation targetEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Greek crisis and falling oil price strengthen case for QEEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — What will be the fall-out from the latest Greek crisis?European Economics > European Economics Update — QE is coming, but it won’t revive the euro-zone
European Economics > European Economics Update — How will other European central banks react to ECB QE?Global Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — ECB to join Bank of Japan in full-blown QEEuropean Economics > ECB Watch — QE’s coming, probably in JanuaryEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — What will ECB QE do to core euro-zone bond yields?Commodities Overview > Commodities Update — Plenty of upside for gold despite likely Fed tighteningEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How will QE in Japan and the euro-zone affect EMs?Commodities Overview > Commodities Update — Will ECB or SNB purchases boost the gold price?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Further stimulus still eventually neededGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — How would QE in the euro-zone affect the rest of the world?European Economics > European Economics Update — Is QE already priced in?
European Economics > European Economics Update — Will negative yields render ECB QE useless?European Economics > European Economics Update — ECB’s Draghi signals QE is imminentEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — What can the ECB learn from the Bank of Japan?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Asset shortage no constraint on QQEGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — What does Bank of Japan easing mean for the rest of the world?This article appears in multiple services — Case for inaction remains robustEuropean Economics > ECB Watch — Political pressure keeping lid on QE for nowGlobal Economics > Global Central Bank Watch — Recent market turmoil to have mixed impact on monetary policyEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — The end of QE and what it means for emerging marketsGlobal Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — Monetary conditions set to remain loose
Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Support from the Fed’s QE is not about to disappearJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — Lower energy prices another reason to ease moreJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Monetary Indicators Monitor (Sep.)European Economics > European Economic Outlook — Stalled recovery adds to pressure on policymakersJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — BoJ not yet ready to expand stimulusJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — How important is the exchange rate for inflation?Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Romania cuts rates, probably the last in the easing cycleGlobal Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — Fed ending QE3 but global policy still looseEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Euro's drop doesn't let ECB off the hookGlobal Economics > Global Central Bank Watch — The era of global QE is not over
European Economics > ECB Watch — Preparing the ground for QEUK Markets > UK Markets Analyst — Diverging rate paths to favour giltsGlobal Economics > Global Economics Focus — How does “Draghi-nomics” compare to Abenomics?European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Limited room for growth-friendly fiscal policiesJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Monetary Indicators Monitor (Aug.)Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — How important is the second sales tax hike to the BoJ?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Weak Q2 GDP underlines case for more easingJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — BoJ may still have to step up pace of easingAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Ghana faces up to economic woes by turning to the IMFJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — October meeting might disappoint markets
Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Consumer Prices (national: Jun.; Tokyo: Jul.)Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — “Third arrow” may trigger additional monetary stimulusEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — ECB finally tackling deflation risks, but needs to do moreThis article appears in multiple services — Still no pressing need to tightenJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — For how much longer can the BoJ buy government bonds?Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — On-target inflation forecasts don't preclude more easingJapan Economics > Japan Economics Focus — Is Japan’s private sector ready to releverage?European Economics > European Chart Book — Have the ECB's contingencies been met?US Economics > US Economics Update — QE taper does not explain Q1 GDP weaknessUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed continues with gradual QE taper
Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — Spread of forecasts at least as revealing as the medianEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Deflation dangers persistGlobal Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — Fed to continue winding down QE steadilyUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed sticks to QE taper, drops unemployment thresholdJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — Little urgency for additional monetary stimulusJapan Economics > Japan Economics Focus — Is QQE working?Japan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — BoJ unlikely to be panicked into additional easingUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed continues gradual QE taperGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Can EM equities shrug off rising Treasury yields?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Monetary Indicators Monitor (Dec.)
Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Fed decision no turning point for marketsUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed begins gradual QE taperJapan Economics > Bank of Japan Watch — Sticking to the courseUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed minutes suggest December taper not out of the questionJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Bank of Japan in no hurry to ease furtherUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed waits for the fog to clearUS Economics > US Economics Update — Fed minutes point to December taper, but that was pre-shutdownEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Quick-fire reforms won’t prevent renewed taper-turbulenceUS Economics > US Economics Weekly — Fed fails to understand that sometimes, less is moreAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: rates on hold despite Fed surprise