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Our ‘Independent’ Central Banks

Source: Sprott Money News, by Jeff Nielson

Any reader who follows the monetary/financial shenanigans of our corrupt governments (and the bankers who pull their strings) is familiar with a regular mantra in their serial propaganda. 383 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

India’s Finance Minister Calls On Interest Rate Cut To Spur Growth

India’s Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, is calling for a cut in India’s interest rates in a move which he sees will trigger demand for homes and spur economic growth, according to a report from The Times of India on Saturday. 270 more words

Emerging Markets

UK interest rates

Although there are some recent concerns about a slowdown in economic growth, the common consensus among the economists is that the British economy has recovered from the set-back of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 much earlier than it was initially thought.. 1,298 more words

Central Banks

China’s FX Regulator: No Concern Amid Capital Outflows, In Line With Reforms R

China’s foreign currency regulator said on Thursday that there is no concern amid signs of foreign exchange outflows as economic growth slows, adding that the recent decline in forex reserves was in line with Beijing’s policy goals, Reuters reports. 293 more words

Emerging Markets

UK productivity puzzle

Economic recovery in the UK has been faster than those in other parts of the World such as the Eurozone, China and the United States…  the Eurozone has been trying to break free from stagnation for a long time.. 970 more words

Interest Rates

China’s New Infrastructure Bank Is Snubbed by Large Nations After U.S. Lobbying, FT Says

China is set to officially launch the new $50 billion Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) this Friday as an alternative to the World Bank, whom the nation feels is dominated by the U.S. 258 more words

Emerging Markets

How does/doesn't quantitative easing work?

In my previous article I discussed the effectiveness of forward guidance as an unconventional monetary policy instrument..  Forward guidance is not the only unconventional policy that central banks have resorted to after the global financial crisis of 2008-2009.. 1,357 more words

Central Banks