Quantitative easing

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Monetary policy.

(QE).

Quantitative easing is a form of monetary policy used to stimulate an economy where interest rates are either at, or close to, zero.

It involves a central bank buying financial assets, and its effect is to increase the money supply.


The financial assets bought are usually central government debt.


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Other links

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