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VIX Index, Phillips Curve and Misery Index. Understanding macroeconomics with ABC Economipedia

Stefano Francesco Fugazzi, founder of ABC Economics, is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of ‘ABC Economipedia’. Now available both in eBook and paperback formats. Synopsis of ABC Economipedia The author has interpreted the current economic situation from two points of view, focusing, on the analysis of the key economic indicators of … Continue reading

Bank of England QE statistics as at December 2015

Sourced from Bank of England’s “Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly Report – 2015 Q4” Chart 1 shows the cumulative net asset purchases by type between the establishment of the Fund and 31 December 2015. As of 31 December 2015 cumulative assets purchased net of sales and redemptions totalled £374.9 billion. Table A summarises the amount of … Continue reading

ABC Economics, gli highlights del 2015

Per ABC Economics il 2015 è stato un anno molto positivo. Il portale ha organizzato due convegni presso la University of Westminster, curato la pubblicazione di due volumi che hanno ottenuto ottimi riscontri: ABC Economipedia è entrato nel circuito universitario come testo consultato e utilizzato da studenti come “fonte” dalla quale attingere spunti per la stesura … Continue reading

Tassi Bce e Fed: differenze di obiettivi a cavallo dell’Atlantico

Estratto dalla Newsletter “The World of ABC Economics”, Nr 1, 12/2015:  https://abceconomicsdotcom1.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/abceconomics-news-nr1-1215.pdf LUIGI PATISSO – C’è chi sale e c’è chi scende. Nell’altalena dei tassi d’interesse gli Stati Uniti e l’Europa stanno rilevando degli andamenti divergenti: in rialzo quelli americani, al ribasso, con tendenza sotto lo zero, quelli europei.  A dettare le regole sono le … Continue reading

Mercati finanziari. Riusciremo a superare la crisi del settimo anno?

Estratto dalla Newsletter “The World of ABC Economics”, Nr 1, 12/2015:  https://abceconomicsdotcom1.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/abceconomics-news-nr1-1215.pdf a cura di FEDERICO IZZI – Tratteniamo il fiato. Riusciremo a superare la crisi del settimo anno? Il 2015 se ne va nel segno delle banche centrali sulla stessa scia dello scorso gennaio. Se risaliamo ai primi giorni dell’anno, neanche il tempo di … Continue reading

Perché non bisogna fidarsi troppo delle svalutazioni competitive

prefazione a cura di Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – Nel novembre 2012 sulle pagine di Investire Oggi pubblicai un controverso articolo nel quale criticavo, a mio modo di vedere, l’eccessiva fiducia riposta, da parte di alcuni economisti e commentatori, nelle cosiddette “svalutazioni competitive”. Secondo questi, la semplice restaurazione della sovranità monetaria e la conseguente svalutazione fornirebbero ai … Continue reading

Monetary policy in a low growth, low interest rate environment

Speech by Mr Salvatore Rossi, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the “Roundtable on Monetary Policy in a Low Growth, Low Interest Rate Environment”, Istanbul Finance Summit, Istanbul, 8 September 2015. Source: BIS website The role of interest rates – short- or long-term, nominal or real – is pervasive in modern economies. … Continue reading

Peter Praet: The ECB’s asset purchase programme – the impact so far

Peter Praet of ECB comments on the asset purchase programme (APP), also known as QE. Source: BIS / The ECB’s expanded asset purchase programme has met with our initial expectations. First of all, it has strongly signalled the ECB’s commitment to deliver its medium-term price stability objective, which has in turn been reflected in an … Continue reading

Bundesbank explains the pass-through (effects of monetary policies on real economy)

Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – The transmission of conventional monetary policy (e.g. varying interest rates) to retail lending rates has not changed during the sovereign debt crisis compared to the pre-crisis period, claim a pool of Bundesbank researchers in a paper published earlier this summer. Additionally, the research unit found evidence that the composition of the interest pass-through has changed. Easy conventional … Continue reading

ECB asset purchase programmes (incl. QE): July 2015 UPDATE

Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – The following chart is based on the data the European Central Bank (ECB) published yesterday on its Asset Purchase Programmes, including statistics regarding the Public Sector Purchase Programme (PSPP), better known as Quantitative Easing (QE). Notes on non-conventional monetary policies The Covered Bond Purchase Programme (CBPP) was a programme announced on 7 May 2009 … Continue reading

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