Olivier Blanchard, the International Monetary Fund’s chief economist, said he isn’t worried about an increase in U.S. inflation and those who fear a short-term jump in prices are “plain wrong.”
Stress tests on European banks are “most definitely” needed, the International Monetary Fund’s chief economist said.
The Federal Reserve’s stimulus boost has made carry trades more attractive and may raise capital flows to emerging economies and weaken the dollar, International Monetary Fund Chief Economist Olivier Blanchard said.
"I'm not terribly surprised by the appreciation of the dollar vis-a-vis the euro, and indeed it may well continue."
- Olivier Blanchard on Oct 07, 2014
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