Posts Tagged ‘asset purchase programme’

Euro’s pain threshold tested but sterling investors in European assets continue to benefit

Monday, September 11th, 2017

By: Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management (more…)

ECB gives no details on ending QE

Friday, September 8th, 2017

State Street Comments on ECB monetary policy decision

In reaction to the European Central Bank (ECB) meeting yesterday, Timothy Graf, head of macro strategy for EMEA at State Street Global Markets; (more…)

Another Fed hike, but how many more to come?

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Following the latest interest rate rise in the US, we expect a further one in September and balance sheet reduction to kick in around the turn of the year, comments Schroders' Chief Economist, Keith Wade: (more…)

Monetary Policy Committee voted 8 to 1 to keep rates on hold

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

MPC voted 8-1 to keep rates on hold but were unanimous on status quo regarding purchased assets

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Bank of England MPC votes 8 to 1 to maintain bank rate at 0.5%

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Bank rate to stay at 0.5% on a vote of 8-1 and the Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by the issuance of central bank reserves at £375 billion. (more…)

UK bank rate unchanged

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Unsurprisingly the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee at its meeting on 8 July voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. (more…)

Bank of England keeps bank rate and QE unchanged

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has decided to maintain the UK’s bank rate at 0.5 percent as well as keeping the Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion. (more…)

Where next for euro government bonds?

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Today, the European Central Bank (ECB) published its first-ever minutes of a policy meeting in which it revealed its plans to expand its Quantitative Easing (QE) programme. (more…)

Bank of England keeps Bank Rate at 0.5% and Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee at its meeting on 8 October voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. (more…)

UK Bank rate remains unchanged

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

In what must be the most unsurprising of events the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee decided yet again to keep the bank rate at its record low of 0.5 percent and maintain the level of the asset purchase programme at £375 billion. (more…)

Where Next Forward Guidance

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

There seems to be a consensus, especially amongst government circles, that the recovery is underway and that the private sector is providing us with the jobs we need. The green shoots are really showing. (more…)

Bank of England maintains interest rate and size of QE

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at (more…)

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