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Newsfeed: Bank of England intervenes in bond markets again, warns of ‘material risk’ to UK financial stability

Newsfeed: Bank of England intervenes in bond markets again, warns of ‘material risk’ to UK financial stability

The Bank of England on Tuesday announced an expansion of its emergency bond-buying operation as it looks to restore order to the country’s chaotic bond market. The central bank said it will widen its purchases of U.K. government bonds — known as gilts — to include index-linked gilts from Oct. 11 until Oct. 14. Index-linked gilts are bonds where payouts to bondholders are benchmarked in line with the U.K. retail price index.

Newsfeed: No Pivot? BOE Says Rate Hikes Will Continue – Inflation Must Be Stopped

Newsfeed: No Pivot? BOE Says Rate Hikes Will Continue – Inflation Must Be Stopped

In a market environment where the only hope left is a central bank pivot away from rate hikes and back to QE, any slight detour by any central bank in the west is now put under a microscope with excitement as if stocks are about to be saved. The Bank of England’s minimal intervention in long term gilt purchases to stave off a collapse in the UK pension system recently had investors buzzing with dreams that this was the beginning of a pivot by other central banks back to stimulus. This is not the case.

What Does a Chinese Yuan Reserve Currency Mean for Real Estate Investors?

While American media is focused on the chances of a Thanksgiving weekend terrorist attack (not to make light of those concerns)…a group of international bureaucrats will be meeting to decide if the world will take a step closer to a Chinese yuan reserve currency. On Monday November 30th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) votes on whether the yuan (the currency …

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