Macroeconomic Implications of QE

Macroeconomic Implications of QE

There were many estimates made as to the potential size of QE before the Bank of England became the first central bank, post crisis, to buy government bonds. In this video, Trevor discloses the actual impact of QE versus expectations.
Overview

This provides an insight into the impact Quantitative Easing had on inflation, growth, banks’ balance sheets, total debt and net bond holdings.

Key learning objectives:

  • Identify the impacts on inflation, growth, holdings, balance sheets and total debt

  • What is a balance sheet recession?

  • Discuss the pros and cons of QE

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Trevor Pugh

Trevor Pugh

Trevor has worked in finance since 1995. He started his career in investment banking after studying Law at Cambridge and taking a Masters Degree in Financial Services from University College Dublin. Trevor spent 18 years at Barclays investment bank where he became a Managing Director and head of Gilt trading. He currently works as Chief Operating Officer for a hedge fund.

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