A man rides a bicycle past the Federal Reserve building in Washington on January 22. Photo: Bloomberg A man rides a bicycle past the Federal Reserve building in Washington on January 22. Photo: Bloomberg
A man rides a bicycle past the Federal Reserve building in Washington on January 22. Photo: Bloomberg
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

How will central banks respond to the Delta variant?

  • The highly transmissible coronavirus variant will complicate the Federal Reserve’s attempts to tread a fine line between retaining accommodative monetary policy and managing inflation
  • China, on the other hand, has more room for monetary policy manoeuvring

A man rides a bicycle past the Federal Reserve building in Washington on January 22. Photo: Bloomberg A man rides a bicycle past the Federal Reserve building in Washington on January 22. Photo: Bloomberg
A man rides a bicycle past the Federal Reserve building in Washington on January 22. Photo: Bloomberg
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Neal Kimberley

Neal Kimberley

UK-based Neal Kimberley has been active in the financial markets since 1985. Having worked in sales and trading in the dealing rooms of major banks in London for many years, he moved to ThomsonReuters in 2009 to provide market analysis. He has been contributing to the Post since 2015 and writes about macroeconomics from a market perspective, with a particular emphasis on currencies and interest rates.