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The changing shape of liquidity

January 20, 2015
Liquidity is profoundly important to markets and economies. Whether in oil, volatility or corporate bonds it has been changing significantly as the crisis plays out. Four of the features in this issue of Konzept tackle the myths, mysteries, realities and implications of the changing shape of liquidity for investors, for regulators and for issuers. [more]

More documents from Stuart Kirk

10 Documents
June 8, 2016
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Over the past century central banks have become the guardians of our economic and financial security. The Bundesbank and Federal Reserve are respected for achieving monetary stability, often in the face of political opposition. But central bankers can also lose the plot, usually by following the economic dogma of the day. When they do, their mistakes can be catastrophic.
Today the behaviour of the European Central Bank suggests that it too has gone awry. After seven years of ever-looser monetary policy there is increasing evidence that following the current dogma, broad-based quantitative easing and negative interest rates, risks the long-term stability of the eurozone. [more]
November 25, 2014
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It is fashionable to say Germany is heading down the path of post-bubble Japan. But what if the Japan to worry about is not the deflationary 1990s but the previous decade when golf club memberships swapped hands for millions of dollars? And just as there is a risk investors fail to apply the lessons of a rising sun to Germany, there is a danger that Japan’s post-bubble era is ignored by China and South Korea. [more]
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