Analysis: Fed’s Powell Leaning Towards Communication, Not Action

(This article was first published on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11:59 AM as an email to premium subscribers)

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, March 8, 2021) -- More asset purchases and strengthened forward guidance are the two main t...

09 Mar 2021, 09:59 AM
Analysis: Extraordinary Move by Bank of Canada May be Sign of Thi...

By Sophia Rodrigues

(This Analysis was first published on January 22 as an email to premium subscribers)

In a world where central banks are using forward guidance as a key monetary policy tool to provide more stimulus, it is ex...

27 Jan 2021, 02:54 PM
Analysis: BOE’s Main Message Is in Forward Guidance, Not Addition...

By Sophia Rodrigues

A larger-than-expected boost to bond-buying program was the highlight of the Bank of England’s November monetary policy decision but more important was the small but significant change in forward guidance and co...

05 Nov 2020, 12:00 AM
Analysis: Bank of England Likely To Swing Dovish MonPol Surprise

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Bank of England is likely to boost Quantitative Easing by more than expected and accelerate the pace of purchases as existing downside risks to economic outlook is expected to worsen further due the second lockdow...

05 Nov 2020, 02:05 PM
Analysis: Certainty Amid Uncertainty -- Bank of Canada Joins Dual...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Bank of Canada has become the latest central bank to provide dual forward guidance on its policy outlook as it aims to provide certainty on interest rates to households and businesses in an environment of uncertainty....

30 Oct 2020, 12:50 AM
Analysis: BOE Haldane’s Speech Has Lessons for Australia

By Sophia Rodrigues

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane gave an interesting speech last week where he talked about the importance of not being overly pessimistic about the economic outlook.

“Now is not the time f...

06 Oct 2020, 11:56 AM