Monetary policy

Belgian research examines policy response to oil price shocks

Central Banking | 27 Jan 2015

To curb the wealth-shifting effect of oil price shocks ‘optimal policy calls for a large but short-lived increase in the real interest rate’

Topics: National Bank of Belgium, Belgium, Oil


State Bank of Pakistan slashes rates to decade low

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: IMF, State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan, Interest rates, Reserves

Leading central bankers unsure about impact of technology on monetary policy

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: Mark Carney, Haruhiko Kuroda, Benoît Cœuré, ECB, Bank of England, Phillips curve, Bank of Japan

BoE's Forbes says few MPC members are 'perennial hawks or doves'

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: Kristin Forbes, Bank of England, United Kingdom

Eichengreen says central banks should worry more about deflation than 'profits and losses'

Central Banking | 23 Jan 2015 | screening image

Topics: Barry Eichengreen, Eurozone, Deflation, Japan, Federal reserve, Janet Yellen, quantitative easing, Forward guidance, Financial crisis

Obstfeld warns emerging markets face dual trilemmas

Central Banking | 23 Jan 2015

Topics: Bank for International Settlements, Emerging markets, monetary policy, Fed

Carney says eurozone QE 'absolutely necessary'

Central Banking | 23 Jan 2015

Topics: European Central Bank, Bank of England, Mark Carney, IMF, Christine Lagarde, quantitative easing

ECB launches quantitative easing

Central Banking | 22 Jan 2015

Topics: European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, Inflation, quantitative easing

BoE’s Miles: Monetary policy 'does not hold all the cards'

Central Banking | 22 Jan 2015

Topics: Bank of England, monetary policy, Inflation

Danish central bank cuts rates for second time this week

Central Banking | 22 Jan 2015

Topics: ECB, Mario Draghi, quantitative easing, National Bank of Denmark, Eurozone, Denmark, Swiss National Bank, Swiss franc

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