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Debating Deflation - ING

FXStreet (Barcelona) - The Research Team at ING notes that while the Central banks are eyeing policies to tackle deflation, the markets are more worried about the effectiveness of such policies than the cause.

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“Central banks may be preoccupied with deflation, with the Bank of Japan and ECB still tilting against this potential threat, but markets are in two minds about the effectiveness of such policies and even seem to be viewing a more hawkish set of Fed comments with circumspection.”

“The global growth environment remains challenging, with China’s long awaited economic conversion still in the planning stage and markets and economies remaining highly vulnerable to shocks. “

“The October FOMC meeting delivered an end to QE and gave a more upbeat (and realistic) assessment of the US labour market. But the Fed is not yet hinting that rate hikes are imminent, and financial markets certainly do not seem to view recent data as game-changing.”

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