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Why central banks are baffling investors

The Federal Reserve has spent more than a decade buying up government debt as part of a post-2008 economic support program known as quantitative easing. With inflation hitting record highs, those days are over and a new era of quantitative tightening is dawning. In this week’s episode, FT Markets Editor Katie Martin explains how the markets expect to grapple with the change.

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For further reading:

Has QE caused inflation?

The mystery of how quantitative tightening will affect the markets

Did central bank balance sheets really have to get that big?

Follow Katie Martin on Twitter (@katie_martin_fx) and Michela Tindera (@mtindera07)

Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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