Central Banks Moving 'Herd-Like' Into Stock Market | Seeking Alpha

By Cris SheridanOver the last several years, two powerful forces have helped to drive the stock market far higher than many have expected. The first, as we all know, has been very loose monetary policy through a combination of low rates and continuous rounds of QE by the Federal Reserve.The second has been the record amount of stocks bought by […]

Central Banks Goose Stock Markets | naked capitalism

The report, seen by the Financial Times, identifies $29.1tn in market investments, including gold, held by 400 public sector institutions in 162 countries.
China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange has become “the world’s largest public sector holder of equities”, according to officials quoted by Omfif. “In a new development, it appears that PBoC itself has been directly buying minority equity […]