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Eros bond: Not quite a love story

Indian film producer Eros International cancelled a dollar bond this week, as nervous investors kept a close eye on US interest rates.
March 09, 2017

Asia credit to survive Fed taper

The Fed has decided to reduce its monthly asset purchases, potentially triggering outflows from Asia once again but the region is much better prepared to withstand the turmoil this time round.
December 19, 2013

Asian investors focused on Fed - Fitch

Survey respondents believe a reduction of quantitative easing is the main risk, although the US Federal Reserve (Fed) said it would not yet start tapering asset purchases.
October 16, 2013

Fed’s Plosser calls for end to QE

Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, tells Hong Kong that money printing must be brought to a halt before the end of the year.
April 11, 2013

Bernanke borrows from bloggers for QE3

QE1 and QE2 didn’t work, and nor did Zirp or Twist or anything else. Now the Fed chairman is turning to economics blogs for help. Why not?
September 16, 2012

Easy on the easing

America’s second round of so-called quantitative easing will hurt Asian growth, according to our web poll last week.
November 15, 2010

Judge Dredd or Superman?

The Fed/Treasury should stop flip-flopping between being the avenging Judge Dredd and the world-saving Superman. The world needs Superman.
September 18, 2008