Ultra-low/Negative yields on euro-area long-term bonds: reasons and implications for monetary policy

15-09-2016

The notes in this compilation discuss the main factors underlying the extraordinary low levels of long-term rates across the euro area, assess the risks for financial stability and the implications for ECB monetary policy. The notes have been requested by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs as an input for the September 2016 session of the Monetary Dialogue.

The notes in this compilation discuss the main factors underlying the extraordinary low levels of long-term rates across the euro area, assess the risks for financial stability and the implications for ECB monetary policy. The notes have been requested by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs as an input for the September 2016 session of the Monetary Dialogue.

Autorzy zewnętrzni

Daniel GROS (CEPS, Centre for European Policy Studies), Jacob Funk KIRKEGAARD (PIIE, Peterson Institute for International Economics), Andrew HUGHES HALLETT (University of St Andrews), Grégory CLAEYS (Bruegel)