KBRA Releases Research – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Central Bank Balance Sheets: New Rules Being Written

NEW YORK--()--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases research focusing on the response of global central banks to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Central banks across advanced and emerging economies are rolling out support for sovereigns through government (and other) asset purchase programs, a practice that is commonly termed as quantitative easing (QE). KBRA’s view on the role of QE in managing the COVID-19 crisis is that the policy is constructive to liquidity but must be managed carefully, especially in emerging market economies where confidence in economic policymaking tends to be more fragile.

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Contacts

Analytical Contacts
Joan Feldbaum-Vidra, Managing Director, Sovereigns
+1 (646) 731-2362
jfeldbaumvidra@kbra.com

William Cox, Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Corporate, Financial, and Government Ratings
+1 (646) 731-2472
wcox@kbra.com

Business Development Contact
Mauricio Noé, Senior Managing Director & Head of Europe
+44 777 193 6570
mnoe@kbra.com