PERSPECTIVE

THE declining economic outlook and increasing political pressure are pushing central banks into more aggressive unconventional monetary policies.

THE European Central Bank (ECB) is about to turn the screws again on financial institutions by diving even deeper into negative interest rates.

NEGATIVE RATES

MOST Germans live by the credo that saving is a virtue, but the European Central Bank's (ECB) negative interest rates risk making a mockery of the national obsession, prompting politicians to seek...

THE BROAD VIEW

WITH negative interest rates increasingly common - even in growing economies - central banks might not have much room to cut in a severe economic downturn. On Monday, both Germany and the US...

[CHANTILLY, Virginia] It's not just Japanese banks that are feeling the squeeze from the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) negative interest rates, their employees are too.