Retreating from QE could knock market confidence and lead to economic contraction

Retreating from QE could knock market confidence and lead to economic contraction

Central banks’ imminent retreat from the unprecedented monetary easing adopted following the financial crisis could lead to a severe loss of confidence in the markets, economic contraction and deflation - not just inflation as many fear.

Economic Analysis

01 July 2013

Read the full article by Sherif Lotfi, Head of Corporate Advisory, Americas, and Edward B. Marrinan, Head of US Macro Credit Strategy and Co-Head, Markets Strategy, Americas at RBS on RBS Insight:

Walking the tightrope: what will happen when central banks retreat

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