Escalating situation

Smith, James
May 2009
Money Marketing;5/21/2009, p53
The article discusses the solutions taken by the several finance companies to bring back inflation after deflation as hit with 0.4% retail price index (RPI) level in Great Britain. It is said that the monetary policy called quantitative easing is expected to drive down rates and renewed equity strength. Another approach is to work out the net present value of an RPI-linked annuity based on various inflation levels. It is stated that fixed-rate escalating annuities can help bring inflation back.


Related Articles

  • Monetary Transmission Lags and the Formulation of the Policy Decision on Interest Rates. Goodhart, Charles A. E. // Review (00149187);Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p165 

    Discusses the issues regarding the implementation of the policy by the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in Great Britain. Determination of whether the two-year policy horizon set by the MPC is optimal for their inflation targeting approach; Appropriateness of the MPC practice to...

  • Commentary. Meyer, Laurence H. // Review (00149187);Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p183 

    Comments on the study conducted by Charles Goodhardt which assessed the process and strategy by which the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) implements monetary policy in Great Britain. Appropriateness of the MPC two-year policy horizons in terms of its inflation targeting...

  • El banco central y su objetivo de estabilidad de precios. Zahler, Roberto // Bolet�n del CEMLA;nov/dic1994, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p265 

    No abstract available.

  • Monetary Policy Report July 2012.  // Monetary Policy Report;Jul2012, p1 

    The article discusses Bank of Canada's monetary policy report for July 2012. Topics include inflation control strategy which includes inflation monitoring, targeting, and inflation pressure in the economy, deterioration in global financial conditions along with growing investor demand for...

  • British Point to 'Success' Of Japan's 1930s Reflation.  // Executive Intelligence Review;4/12/2013, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p6 

    The article focuses on the recognition of the British government on the success of Japan's reflated economy. The initiative of the country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to develop policies that enable monetary expansion, fiscal pump-priming, and structural reform, is cited. However, the author...

  • Editor's Introduction. Seccareccia, Mario // International Journal of Political Economy;Spring2006, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3 

    The editorial focuses on central banking and mentions the theme for this and the next issue of "International Journal of Political Economy." Central banks gained political and economic importance with the rise of monetarism in the 1970s, which usurped the position of fiscal policy as a means to...

  • Inflation To Spike.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Russia & CIS;Mar2007, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p11 

    The article discusses a forecast by Business Monitor International (BMI) that an increase in inflation in Armenia which was estimated for 2006 could imply a risk of economic overheating. BMI is convinced that a rise in energy prices has forced the Central Bank of Armenia to increase its target...

  • Poland: A Hawkish Year Ahead.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/21/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p15 

    The article reports on inflationary trends and presents monetary policy outlooks for Poland. Inflation increased to 4.0 percent in 2007. The central bank is likely to adhere to its Direct Inflation Targeting strategy to curb inflation to 2.5 percent. The central bank could increase interest rate...

  • India: Expect More Rate Cuts.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;11/17/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p9 

    An outlook for the interest rate cuts in India for 2008 is presented. Wholesale price inflation declined from 10.72% to 8.98% in the week ended November 1, 2008. Another 150 basis points of cuts are expected to the benchmark repo rate before the end of fiscal year 2008/2009. A risk to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics