Commentary: ECB faces QE dilemma
By Marchel Alexandrovich in London
While Italy continues to dominate the headlines, the European Central Bank is more interested in the big picture: the continuing economic recovery, building inflationary pressure, the end of quantitative easing and guiding interest rate expectations. As its bond-buying programme starts to wind down, the ECB is increasingly relying on the flow from QE reinvestments to make its presence felt in the markets. The uneven nature of its monthly reinvestments is one issue the ECB must consider when adjusting its policies for next year.
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Podcast: ESG series – Developing the UAE as a centre of green finance
Ivano Iannelli, chief executive officer of the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, joins Anton Varga, programmer at OMFIF.
They discuss the United Arab Emirates Green Agenda 2015-2030, the growth of the green energy market in the UAE, public-private co-operation, tackling greenwashing and international collaboration through the United Nations’ global development network.
Listen to the recording, or search for OMFIF on your smartphone’s podcast app.