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The world’s major central banks bought $1.4 trillion of assets in March — 5 times the last record set after the financial crisis

G-7 central banks bought nearly $US1.4 trillion of financial assets in March, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, roughly five times the last monthly record notched in April 2009. The Federal Reserve led the group with $US1.1 trillion in purchases. Central banks of Canada, New Zealand, and Australia started their first quantitative easing […]
The world’s major central banks bought $1.4 trillion of assets in March — 5 times the last record set after the financial crisis
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Goldman Sachs says global reflation is ‘an illusion’

Speculation that consumer prices are finally rebounding globally ignores the reality of low underlying inflation in the eurozone and Japan, and as a result, a reduction in European Central Bank asset purchase or a increase in the Bank of Japan’s 10-year yield target is unlikely this year, according to economists […]
Goldman Sachs says global reflation is ‘an illusion’