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Chris Dillow

Solving the QE problem The ECB can conduct full-blown quantitative easing without rewarding governments for their past profligacy. ...

17 November 2014

Chris Dillow

About Chris Dillow

Incisive economic commentary plus thoughts on investor behaviour

Recent articles

  1. Inflation to keep rates low

    Inflation to keep rates low

    21 November 2014

    Low inflation means Bank rate won't rise until next summer - and possibly even later than that.

    "The pattern of financial history is for interest rates following a banking crisis to stay a lot lower, for a lot longer than people imagine."

  2. Confidence support

    19 November 2014

    Rising US consumer confidence is good news for UK equities

    Maybe equities underreact to the news about future economic conditions which is embedded in swings in consumer confidence.

  3. Next week's economics: Nov 24 - 28

    19 November 2014

    UK exports are being held back by stagnation in the euro area, next week's figures could show.

    Friday's figures could show that euro area inflation has fallen to just 0.3 per cent; the ECB's target is just below 2 per cent.

  4. Inflation hope for shares

    18 November 2014

    Low inflation is usually good for equities. Is it really different this time?

    Low inflation isn't due merely to weak demand in the euro area, but to more positive developments. And these should be good for shares.

  5. Hidden exposure

    18 November 2014

    Many UK investors are exposed to emerging markets, whether they know it or not

    Miners and emerging markets are, for practical purposes, pretty much the same asset.

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