ECB, BoE, BoCanada signal coming end of ultra-easy money

July 4, 2017

Where are central banks at in their interest rate rising cycle?

The following chart comes courtesy of John Kicklighter

 It seems that there was a "co-ordinated" set of announcements from Bank of England, European Central Bank and Bank of Canada after a central bank meeting last week. Each of these central banks are flagging the nearing of the end of ultra-easy monetary policy - and that the time to start normalising interests rates is approaching. Of course, the US Fed is some way into their interest rate rising cycle already underway  https://tradingeconomics.com/united-states/interest-rate.

Related stories:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-28/rba-could-raise-rates-8-times-in-2-years-ex-board-member-says

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-27/draghi-says-stimulus-still-needed-even-as-euro-area-reflates

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-28/carney-says-boe-may-need-to-start-raising-rates-as-slack-erodes

http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/central-banks-put-markets-on-notice-for-higher-borrowing-costs-20170628-gx0t4o.html

 

 

 

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