Central Banks Hiking/Cutting Policy Rate

Central Banks Hiking/Cutting Policy Rate A race to the bottom in global interest rates? Central Banks policy rates have started to decline again. Picture source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

G4 Central Bank Balance Sheet as % of GDP

G4 Central Bank Balance Sheet as % of GDP G4 central bank balance sheet (Fed, ECB, BoJ, BoE) as % of GDP is expected to expand. Picture source: Jeroen Blokland

Total Banking Asset as Percentage of GDP

Total Banking Asset as Percentage of GDP Negative interest rates have a big impact on the profitability of banks and screw up the economy. Picture source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

Central Bank Asset Purchases Coming Back

Central Bank Asset Purchases Coming Back Central bank asset purchases are at a risk of creating an asset bubble. Picture source: Deutsche Bank Global Research

World Central Bank Gold Holdings

World Central Bank Gold Holdings In the current environment, where uncertainty surrounding emerging market currencies is high, this chart shows the robust EM central bank demand for gold. Picture source: Deutsche Bank