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At Last! QE in the ECB!



You’ll want to mark 22 January on your calendars as a date to remember. Not because it’s the birthday of Lord Byron, nor that it’s the anniversary of the maiden voyage of the first “jumbo jet,” Boeing’s 747. Rather, 22 January is important because the European Central Bank (ECB) finally…

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Swiss Currency Move Shocks Global Markets



On 15 January, the Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), surprised – no, shocked – economists and markets alike when it announced that it had abandoned the floor for their currency, the Swiss franc (CHF). Introduced in 2011, a minimum exchange rate target has been…

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