Quantitative-easing meaning

(economics) A monetary policy in which the central bank increases the money supply in the banking system, as by purchasing bonds from banks.
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Origin of quantitative-easing

  • Possibly partly after Japanese 量的緩和 (ryōteki kanwa, “quantitative easing”), short form of 量的金融緩和 (ryōteki kin'yū kanwa, “quantitative monetary easing”).

    From Wiktionary