Entries Categorized as 'Bank of England'

Central Bank Rate Hike Expectations – Who is Expected to Ease

Date February 16, 2012

Central banks have been particularly vocal since the beginning of the year, either by expressing their skepticism or satisfaction with the easing of credit conditions and incoming economic data. For some countries, this has changed rate hike expectations, for others it simply confirms existing views. As you may know, central bank rate hike expectations change […]

Why BoE is Expected to Ease and ECB is Not

Date February 8, 2012

Both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank will be making monetary policy announcements on Thursday. The market expects the ECB to remain on hold and BoE to increase their asset purchase program by GBP 50 billion. A quick look at the following tables explain why the BoE is expected to ease and […]

What are Central Banks Expected to do in 2012?

Date January 10, 2012

The New Year has begun and it is important to see what the market is pricing in for central banks this year. As you may know, central bank rate hike expectations change often but as of last week, most central banks are expected to keep monetary policy unchanged in the coming year but one is […]

FOMC, ECB, RBA Meetings: What is Priced in?

Date October 31, 2011

The Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and the Reserve Bank of Australia have monetary policy meetings scheduled this week and some investors expect these central banks to change monetary policy. Here’s what the market is pricing in according to interest rate futures. You can compare them with the Central Bank expectations back in September. What […]

What Investors Expect Central Banks to Do in 2011 and 2012

Date September 16, 2011

Central Bank Interest Rate Expectations can and do change based upon economic and market developments. The last time I provided updated CB expectations was in July (yes, I apologize for being tardy) but since then we have seen major changes in investors expect central banks to do this year and next. Here are the cliff […]