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HEADWORD: quantitative easing n.


VERB/NOUN: act against, be, be effective, be used, benefit, define, explain, implement, increase, induce, lower, mitigate, raise, stimulate, undertake, work;


EXAMPLES: quantitative easing is a  monetary policy used by central banks to prevent  money supply from falling when standard monetary policy has become apparently ineffective; a side effect of quantitative easing will be that this new money is expected to raise consumer prices giving people another incentive to buy now rather than later;  some financial economists have also argued that artificially low government bond yield rates induced by quantitative easing will have an adverse impact on the underfunding condition of pension funds; the Bank of England issued a report stating that its quantitative easing policies had benefited mainly the wealthy;


SYNONYMS: QE, artificially low government bond yield rates, wealth effect;


GERMAN: quantitative/ monetäre Lockerung, extreme Form der expansiven Geldpolitik, Aufkauf von Wertpapieren durch die Zentralbanken und damit die riskante Ausweitung ihrer Bilanzen;