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The plan is to ditch investments in fossil fuel companies by 2024.
Resurgence of virus threatens to plunge eurozone into double-dip downturn
Change is needed after the pandemic stretched markets to the limit in March last year
Fresh blow for embattled Banque du Liban as it faces first European probe
Cancelling the debt central banks have bought is not a fair way to address the economic challenges we face today, argues Rui Soares.
More aggressive easing may not have much impact on lifting inflation to bank’s 2% target
Historic increase in monetary supply to fight Covid crisis will lead to higher consumer prices
Yield curve control makes monetary policy more effective
Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead
Investor optimism priced into bonds contingent on central bank support
Putting all trading and repo transactions through a central clearing house could protect the global financial system
Dovish comments from Federal Reserve chairman fail to halt increase in Treasury yields
€500bn increase approved by changing bank’s target to moveable ceiling, December’s minutes show
Spending approaches should be ready for a change in circumstances
Review says ‘knowledge gaps’ have hindered bank’s ability to build public trust in QE
With assets fully priced, investors face trouble chasing returns while trying to limit risks
At times an uber-dove on monetary policy, Yellen has been more restrained in her views on fiscal spending. In the near-term, however, yawning deficits are a given.
Flood of money unleashed by the Fed has put dollar under pressure against other currencies
Policymakers need to take more action to tackle rising risk that short-term problems will become embedded
Speaking fees are a funny way to buy influence.
Fresh austerity risks a public backlash, says chief economist Laurence Boone
Interbank lending rates pushed uncomfortably high in recent months
Easy money and fiscal gridlock in Washington lead to populism
Economists surveyed by FT anticipate reduction in purchases of bonds issued by big carbon emitters
Against a rosy consensus, dangers lurk in inflation, a virus setback, and the sheer weight of optimism