The monetary and fiscal reaction to Covid-19 | Virtual Masterclass

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  • 33 mins 52 secs

Governments and central banks have moved with extraordinary speed and firepower to combat the economic effects of Covid-19 but where has the money come from? is it a future sheet anchor that will drag down growth? Might it fuel an outbreak of inflation? This expert panel tackles the big questions and comes up with some surprising answers:

  • Steven Bell, Chief Economist, BMO Global Asset Management
  • Shamik Dhar, Chief Economist, BNY Mellon Investment Management
  • Eric Lonergan, Fund Manager, M&G Episode Growth & Episode Macro Funds, M&G Investments

Learning outcomes:

  1. How COVID-19 is impacting on global economic growth in the first half of 2020
  2. Whether monetary and fiscal stimulus is likely to create inflationary problems in future
  3. How well the transmission mechanism for getting money from government to corporates and individuals is working in the UK

Channel

Masterclass