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Quantitative Easing in the Eurozone

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30 years: Debt capital markets

In the last video of the series, Tim discusses the various policy actions of the European Central Bank since the Great Recession, and how these monetary policy initiatives have been used alongside various other projects supported by Eurozone member states, the European Union more broadly and the IMF.

In the last video of the series, Tim discusses the various policy actions of the European Central Bank since the Great Recession, and how these monetary policy initiatives have been used alongside various other projects supported by Eurozone member states, the European Union more broadly and the IMF.

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Quantitative Easing in the Eurozone

19 mins 54 secs

Overview

After a series of accommodative monetary policy initiatives, including lower bank deposit rates, sterilised purchases of government bonds and collateralised lending to banks, the Eurozone managed to stabilise itself in 2012. The establishment of European supranationals like the EFSF played a critical role in this respect. However, the inflation levels during 2014 drove the ECB to embark on a QE programme - they were impactful, however, deflation and low growth have resurfaced.

Key learning objectives:

  • Identify the sovereign debt concerns in Europe

  • Outline the steps taken to address the crisis in the Eurozone

  • Understand how effective were the ECB's QE programmes

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Tim Hall

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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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