We have updated our Terms of Use.
Please read our new Privacy Statement before continuing.

Weighing the risks

8 November 2005 By Edward Hadas

Finance ministers think the central bank should not be hasty in increasing rates. But two years of 2% rates is probably long enough. Low rates helped cushion the downturn a few years ago. But now they only build excess liquidity and encourage financial risktaking.

This content is for Subscribers only

 

Email a friend

Please complete the form below.

Required fields *

*
*
*

(Separate multiple email addresses with commas)