When the next recession strikes, advanced economies will have no choice but to resort to unconventional monetary policies again
Financial markets are starting to get rattled by the winding-down of unconventional monetary policies in many advanced economies. Soon enough, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and the Swiss National Bank (SNB) will be the only central banks still maintaining unconventional monetary policies for the long term.
The US Federal Reserve started phasing out its asset-purchase programme (quantitative easing, or QE) in 2014, and began normalising interest rates in late 2015. The European Central Bank is now pondering just how fast to taper its own QE policy in 2018, and when to start phasing out negative interest rates.
Trump — and his tweets — return to Washington after the G-20 summit in Germany.
LONDON (Reuters) – Cyber attackers are regularly trying to attack data networks connected to critical national infrastructure systems around Europe, according to current and former European government sources with knowledge of the issue.
MUMBAI (Reuters) – A technical glitch shut down India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) for five hours on Monday, dealing the country’s biggest stock exchange an embarrassing blow ahead of its plans to list and leading to a surge in volumes on a rival bourse.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Struggling Chinese conglomerate LeEco could see the market value of its listed unit fall around $2.5 billion should its shares resume trading, showed estimates from three mutual fund investors, as the unit extended a trading suspension.
John Di Domenico has been playing Donald Trump longer than anyone else – except Trump himself
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I don’t know how she does it all! This weekend Ivanka Trump could have been partying in the Hamptons but, selflessly, was politicking in Hamburg instead. On Saturday the first daughter was spotted taking her father’s place at a session on African migration and health at the G20 summit, while President Trump stepped away for another meeting.
One might think that Ivanka’s efforts to aid the afflicted in Africa would have been applauded, but no. The special assistant to the president immediately faced a barrage of vicious criticism, with losers and haters accusing her of nepotism and being unqualified to practice diplomacy at such a high level.
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When Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was implemented on 29 June, Holly Dagres wanted to express her solidarity with those affected.
The new rules meant citizens of six Muslim-majority countries were not allowed to enter the US without a “credible claim of a bona fide” or close relationship with a person or entity already in the US.