K2: Making sense of Euro QE

Annual inflation in Europe recently hit the lowest levels since 2009 (see chart below via Morgan Stanley). This has European central bankers and politicians working overtime to avoid deflation.Currently on a visit from Edinburgh, Nick Griffin from K2 Asset Management spoke with Livewire and shared his views on how effective this recently announced stimulus package is likely to be. “Monetary policy can only do so much - we have seen that in the US. Even though we have had quantitative easing for a long time and there has been an improvement in economic growth, ultimately it is still sub par....

Annual inflation in Europe recently hit the lowest levels since 2009 (see chart below via Morgan Stanley). This has European central bankers and politicians working overtime to avoid deflation.

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