Since then, the case for quantitative easing has been growing in advance of the ecb's announcement, there had been speculation that the central bank would not actually buy any bonds itself, but would invite the central banks of eurozone member governments to do so. So-called quantitative easing, announced last week by the european central bank’s president, mario draghi, carries a risk of helping only a privileged few, like those whose stocks have been rising in recent days if it works as intended, though, it should benefit the eurozone’s 184 million jobless people after the bank switches on the money pumps in march.
At the same time, the eurozone’s recovery has been sluggish compared to many other economies following the global financial crisis while the uk and us used quantitative easing to seemingly great effect, europe’s reticence has led many to call for a similarly bold approach to kick-start the economy. The first is an impaired banking system, muddling through €1tn of bad loans with balance sheets still three times as large as the eurozone economy the second problem is a lack of corporate investment, which remains insensitive to lower interest rates.
Greece and germany stand to lose out from the european central bank’s (ecb) quantitative easing programme, according to analysts insular countries that trade within the eurozone will not.
Spending and price stability in the eurozone at the core of the eurozone’s economic malaise lies a crisis of spending understanding spending is crucial to understanding the eurozone’s current economic crisis as john maynard keynes noted, one person’s spending is another person’s income. Eurozone crisis + quantitative easing finance minister continues war of words with eurozone policymakers, saying he wished greece still had the drachma and had not entered monetary union.
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If quantitative easing were to occur, stratfor would expect to see a change of rhetoric several months beforehand, either from germany itself or from other members of the eurozone, highlighting the urgent need to address low inflation.