Global Monetary Policy Map

Global Monetary Policy Map This chart shows that in 2019, central banks cut rates by most in a decade. Image: Topdown Charts

Central Banks – Market Risk Trend and Economic Policy Trend

Central Banks – Market Risk Trend and Economic Policy Trend Chart suggesting that risk assets’ sensitivity to political risks has been neutralized by central banks’ QE and dovish monetary policy stance. Image: Image: BofA Global Research

VIX and Fed Monetary Policy

VIX and Fed Monetary Policy This year, the VIX average has been similar to 2018, despite Feds’ policy U-Turn in January. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

A Hall of Mirrors in Monetary Policy?

A Hall of Mirrors in Monetary Policy? This chart suggests a feedback loop between bond market pricing and central bank decisions. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Wave of Zombie Companies in Europe

Wave of Zombie Companies in Europe Zombie companies in Europe are back on the rise, thanks to an unprecedentedly easy monetary policy. Image: BofA Global Research

S&P 500 Year-End Target

S&P 500 Year-End Target According to Goldman Sachs, the year-end price target for the S&P 500 remains at 3000, while monetary and fiscal policy support should limit the downside to around 10%. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Zombie Companies in Europe

Zombie Companies in Europe After years of unprecedentedly easy monetary policy, zombie companies in Europe are back on the rise. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research