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SVB’s implosion highlights the destabilising impact of quantitative easing
Can Jay Powell engineer a slowdown in inflation without causing a crash?
Treasury secretary Janet Yellen warns over ‘structural vulnerabilities’ of sector
Survey comes as traders scale back expectations of tightening amid worries about financial instability
Two-year US Treasury bond yields record biggest one-day drop since 1987
Obsessively watching the Fed is one thing but Tokyo and Beijing matter too
Transition to world of quantitative tightening will lead to reduced liquidity, capital rationing and persistent swings in asset prices
Was QE4 an expensive nothingburger?
And more on loosening financial conditions
America’s central bank should have been quicker to tackle the risks of its post-crisis policies
Volatility in debt market prompts US money market funds to park cash in ‘reverse repo’
US banks are hitting the discount window again
Liquidity in all the wrong places
While the Fed is reducing its bond-buying programme, it is still providing stimulus via other means
Sometimes the best course of action is to wait and see
Accelerated balance sheet reduction threatens to intensify already fragile trading conditions
Predictability and principles should win
Toxic combination of high debt and the shrinkage of central bank balance sheets greatly increases the risk of financial crises
Strong dollar and the unwinding of quantitative easing are equivalent to 1 percentage point rate rise
And if so, how?
Deciphering the mixed signals of monetary policy
Central banks are starting to shrink their balance sheets, but fund managers say they have no clue as to how QT will play out
The next step in the European monetary and political experiment has to be more radical than the last
US central bank’s move to reduce $9tn balance sheet comes alongside steep rate rises to tackle persistent inflation
Or on rate volatility