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CF Weekly Workshop - by Mike Joyce, Bank of England - Quantitative easing in the UK: evidence from financial markets on QE1 and QE2

When Nov 06, 2012
from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Barbara White Room, Newnham College
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Quantitative easing in the UK: evidence from financial markets on QE1 and QE2

Abstract: During the recent financial crisis the Bank of England, like many other central banks, loosened monetary policy using both conventional and unconventional measures.  The main unconventional measure used by the Bank was the policy of asset purchases – mainly of government bonds - financed by the creation of central bank money, so-called quantitative easing (QE).  During March 2009 to January 2010 and October 2011 to May 2012, the Bank completed asset purchases of £200bn (QE1) and £125bn (QE2) respectively.  The decision to resume purchases in July 2012 will mean that by November 2012 the Bank will have bought a total of £375bn of assets, equivalent to around 25% of annual GDP.  This paper reviews the transmission channels through which asset purchases operate and assesses the impact of QE1 and QE2 on financial markets.

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