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The long, unwinding road of quantitative easing

Our Blog Aug 07, 2017 Mark Burgess, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer

Quantitative easing has served as a life raft for many of the world’s economies. Now central banks face the prospect of moving on, but the question is: how?

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6 takeaways from the December Fed meeting

Our Blog Dec 15, 2016 Edward Al-Hussainy, Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

The Fed’s latest rate hike came as no surprise. The big story in this month’s meeting is that the FOMC now expects to raise rates three times in 2017.

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Preview: This week’s Fed and BoJ decision points

Our Blog Sep 20, 2016 Edward Al-Hussainy, Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan have important policy decisions to make this week. Here’s what investors need to watch for.

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Four elements of a bond market bubble

Our Blog Sep 19, 2016 Jim Cielinski, CFA, Global Head of Fixed Income

The developed world’s government bond markets are showing characteristics of a bubble. Timing the end of this rally won’t be easy — but for those watching closely, hints are emerging.

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