Quantitative Easing in the UK

Quantitative Easing in the UK

In this video, Tim outlines the United Kingdom government’s response in the initial phase of the Great Recession and explains how the UK led the way in terms of addressing issues with its “too big to fail” banks.
Overview

The Bank of England’s collective monetary and fiscal policies, plus measures to restore confidence in the UK banking system, helped the UK economy recover from its severe downturn in 2009, and return to growth.

Key learning objectives:

  • Identify the UK’s initial policy responses to the financial crisis

  • Outline the three QE programmes introduced by the UK

  • Analyse the success of the QE programmes

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Tim Hall

Tim Hall

Tim has nearly 30 years of experience in the international capital markets at major global institutions and has worked both on the buy-side and the sell-side. He has worked with numerous companies, banks and governments in developed and emerging markets on investment grade and high yield bond issues, from straight-forward to very complex acquisition/leveraged financings. Tim has also been on the board of a UK “challenger bank.” Tim has an MBA from the Wharton School, and is a CFA.

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