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QE

Fed Shifts to BoJ-like QE?

The Fed announced a shift in the target of 2% inflation to an average rate of 2% inflation. The overshooting is expected to last longer than 5 years. The BoJ kept interest rates low for a long period of time in order to increase…

AUD Rallies On Optimistic RBA Meeting

Rates Held At Record Lows At its final meeting of the year, the Reserve Bank of Australia displayed a vote of confidence in the domestic economy by keeping rates on hold. Heading into the meeting, potential further easing from the bank…

Orbex Market Flash

Despite the swirling downside risks, the ECB announced an end to its large Quantitative Easing program at its December rates meeting yesterday. The programme, which has been in place since January 2015, has seen the bank pumping roughly 2.5…

Orbex Market Flash

Growth in the Eurozone was weaker than expected over the prior quarter according to the latest data. 3Q GDP came in at 0.2% quarter on quarter, undershooting expectations of 0.3% and moving lower from the previous 0.4% reading. The…