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  • Monetary Policy Week In Review – Nov. 24, 2012: Three Of Six Central Banks Ease As Global Uncertainty Continues  [View instapost]
    Thank you so much for your comment Jon. In addition to the weekly reviews, I am adding monthly overviews of monetary policy that should be even more useful.
    Nov 25, 2012. 08:50 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Corporate pension funds have more assets in bonds than equities for the first time in a decade, a sharp shift from just 5 years ago when the amount in stocks doubled those in fixed income. "A lot of lessons have been learned," says a strategist. Markets have a way of doing that. Will new lessons be taught in coming years?  [View news story]
    It will be very challenging for pension funds to meet benefit obligations while real interest rates are negative. They will either have to put up with unsustainably low rates in lower risk securities, or hunt around in the riskier assets for yield enhancement.

    More bad news for the pension industry.
    Mar 31, 2012. 05:33 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A New Indicator For Emerging Market Monetary Policy [View article]
    Thanks for the comment Freddy, we are very interested in how people are looking at central bank activity in terms of forecasting future trends. You're welcome to use the index data
    Feb 23, 2012. 12:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What The Central Banks Did This Week [View article]
    Nice summary, though I think you mean Indonesia - INDIA is next week

    There were a few others too, see: www.centralbanknews.in...
    Sep 10, 2011. 06:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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