Are we putting the responsilibity of exiting the crisis on central banks’ shoulders? Is ECB’s president Mario Draghi doing traders a favour by playing down the ECB’s responsibility for contributing to volatility? Professor of Financial Mathematics at Bocconi’s University Marcello Minenna answers to these questions from Milan and argues that a low interest rate environment is here to stay.Read More
By James Alexander via Historinhas | Another day another proof of the immediate impact of active monetary policy in altering NGDP growth expectations and therefore setting the flight path to a different future.
By Alicia García-Herrero at Bruegel | Sitting on a pile of debt, China’s only way out is to deleverage: more pain now for sustainable growth later. [Figure: China’s augmented fiscal deficit as % of GDP.]
Markets, especially stocks exchanges, will continue to suffer from a slowdown in global growth. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on Tuesday that expansion in EM as well as in developed ones will be “weaker” than expected in July.Read More