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Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP) [electronic resource] : Implications for Monetary Transmission and Bank Profitability in the Euro Area / Andreas Jobst.

Author:
Jobst, Andreas [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (48 p.)
Series:
IMF Working Papers [More in this series]
Summary note:
More than two years ago the European Central Bank (ECB) adopted a negative interest rate policy (NIRP) to achieve its price stability objective. Negative interest rates have so far supported easier financial conditions and contributed to a modest expansion in credit, demonstrating that the zero lower bound is less binding than previously thought. However, interest rate cuts also weigh on bank profitability. Substantial rate cuts may at some point outweigh the benefits from higher asset values and stronger aggregate demand. Further monetary accommodation may need to rely more on credit easing and an expansion of the ECB's balance sheet rather than substantial additional reductions in the policy rate.
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ISBN:
  • 1475524471 :
Doi:
  • 10.5089/9781475524475.001
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