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Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

Macro briefing: German court ruling may reduce ECB firepower

The German court ruling poses long-term risks to ECB's flexibility

Anna Stupnytska + 1 other | 7 May 2020

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

ECB: Whatever it takes, a thousand times over

ECB introduces pandemic emergency refinancing operations.

Anna Stupnytska | 30 April 2020

Raji Menon
Blog 1 min read

Macro briefing: Central banks prepare for further action as economic outlook darkens

The Eurozone economy contracted at the fastest rate on record in Q1

Raji Menon | 30 April 2020

Raji Menon
Blog 2 min read

Macro briefing: ECB relaxes collateral rules to accept junk bonds

ECB’s decision comes ahead of S&P Global Ratings’ review of Italy’s credit rating

Raji Menon | 23 April 2020

Ario Emami Nejad
Article 4 min read

European IG: With volatility comes opportunity, but discipline is key

Recent price dislocations means the long run return potential of European investment grade bonds is positive, but prepare for continued volatility

Ario Emami Nejad | 18 March 2020

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

ECB: Not another “whatever it takes” moment, but a smart move nonetheless

The ECB unveiled a targeted stimulus package but kept rates unchanged.

Anna Stupnytska | 12 March 2020

James Durance
Blog 2 min read

Will ECB's Lagarde reach for the bazooka to avoid European liquidity crisis?

Tomorrow Christine Lagarde, head of the ECB, gets her chance to calm markets. Will she reach for the bazooka?

James Durance | 11 March 2020

Andrea Iannelli
Blog 3 min read

ECB’s Strategic Review gives investors plenty to think about

The ECB held interest rates steady, but the focus of the meeting was on the announcement of its new Strategic Review.

Andrea Iannelli | 23 January 2020

Ario Emami Nejad
Blog 3 min read

ECB’s QE: Not enough to boost Eurozone bond markets

Modest size of ECB's new QE programme will be too inadequate to support the broader Eurozone government and corporate bond markets.

Ario Emami Nejad | 16 September 2019

Tom Ackermans
Blog 3 min read

ECB fires an 'open-ended' salvo

The ECB announced a wide-ranging 'easing' package, including a rate cut and a restart of its QE programme.

Tom Ackermans | 12 September 2019

Ian Samson
Blog 3 min read

ECB signals further cuts and a new round of QE in September

The dovish outlook, coupled with prospects of a further stimulus, is expected to fuel the demand for yield that we have seen so far this year.

Ian Samson + 1 other | 25 July 2019

Ario Emami Nejad
Blog 2 min read

ECB’s QE 2.0: Too much euphoria, too soon?

The current market euphoria around QE 2.0 and its expected impact on spreads might be misplaced.

Ario Emami Nejad | 2 July 2019

Kristian Atkinson
Blog 3 min read

Draghi’s dovish speech signals further central bank easing

The case for immediate easing by the Fed is however weak.

Kristian Atkinson | 19 June 2019

Andrea Iannelli
Blog 1 min read

ECB takes a slightly more hawkish tone

The central bank however pushed back raising rates until at least mid-2020.

Andrea Iannelli + 1 other | 6 June 2019

Anna Stupnytska
Article 1 min read

The ECB plays ‘wait and see’

The European Central Bank kept policy unchanged at its April meeting, and reverted back to 'wait and see' mode

Anna Stupnytska | 10 April 2019

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

ECB startles with dovish move

The central bank kept rates on hold and unveiled new cheap funding measures to boost the faltering Eurozone economy.

Anna Stupnytska | 7 March 2019

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 1 min read

The ECB’s monetary policy is needlessly loose

The European Central Bank’s (ECB) unnecessarily loose monetary policy may leave it out of options when the next downturn comes.

Anna Stupnytska | 27 July 2018

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