quantitative easing


noun Economics.

the policy by which a central bank creates money and uses it to purchase financial assets, thereby increasing the money supply and stimulating a weak economy. Abbreviation: QE

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British Dictionary definitions for quantitative easing

quantitative easing

noun

the practice of increasing the supply of money in order to stimulate economic activity
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