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QE stands for Quantitative Easing

Quantitative easing is an unconventional monetary policy used by some central banks to stimulate their economy. The central bank creates money which it uses to buy government bonds and other financial assets, in order to increase the money supply and the excess reserves of the banking system.[1]

Also seen:

  • QE2, QE3
  • QE for the people
  • Green QE, meaning using central bank money to purchase green assets

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