Central Bank Gold Purchases

Central Bank Gold Purchases Gold remains a key focus for central banks, as it serves to fortify the stability and resilience of their reserves, especially amidst economic turbulence or currency fluctuations. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Annual Changes in Central Bank Gold Reserves

Annual Changes in Central Bank Gold Reserves The significant increase in gold reserves by China, Poland, and Singapore in 2023 reflects a broader trend of central banks expanding their holdings of bullion amid escalating geopolitical and economic risks. Image: BofA Global Research

Central Banks Policy Rates

Central Banks Policy Rates Are global negative interest rates unlikely to be revisited soon, as many policymakers have concluded that they have not worked as intended? Image: Deutsche Bank

Monthly Number of Global Central Bank Rate Cuts

Monthly Number of Global Central Bank Rate Cuts In response to slowing inflation and the need to bolster economic growth, central banks around the globe are shifting towards a more accommodative monetary policy. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Liquidity Policies and Central Bank Balance Sheets

Liquidity Policies and Central Bank Balance Sheets Central banks have barely decreased the amount of QE stock, suggesting a deliberate and measured strategy in scaling back economic support. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Number of Global Central Bank Hikes and Cuts

Number of Global Central Bank Hikes and Cuts The current trend of global central banks cutting interest rates at the fastest pace since August 2020 could significantly impact financial markets, borrowing costs, and overall economic activity. Image: Deutsche Bank