Faced with a slowing global economy, central banks are diversifying their asset management strategies to enhance returns on foreign reserves.
Blog posts on "quantitative easing"
It’s high time for emerging Asian markets to prepare themselves for the tighter global financial conditions that Fed balance sheet normalization entails.
A tightening cycle in US monetary policy is typically bad news for emerging Asian economies.
As 2015 gathers pace, the world seems to be entering a more uncertain and unpredictable phase. With the end of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve, we are entering an era of tighter global liquidity.
2014 is shaping up to be another challenging year for bond markets in Asia after a see-saw 2013 which saw prices rise at the start of the year, and then fall back on news that the US Federal Reserve plans to reduce or ‘taper’ its quantitative easing operations.
Asian stock markets have been under pressure recently from an announcement by the US Federal Reserve that “quantitative easing”, or QE as it is commonly referred to, is likely to be tapered off in the near future.