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
Analysis: BOE Intervention Helped Govt But Like RBA Its Focus Was...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Much has been made of the Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey’s comments at an interview on Monday that in the worst scenario the UK would have struggled to fund itself in the short run, and the central bank&...

23 Jun 2020, 02:36 PM