S&P Surges As ECB’s QE Leaked: Board Proposes €50 Billion In Bond Monetization Per Month

S&P Surges As ECB’s QE Leaked: Board Proposes €50 Billion In Bond Monetization Per Month (ZeroHedge, Jan 21, 2015):

And so with less than 24 hours to go, the ECB has decided to leak its deliberations not only to Merkel and Hollande, but Dow Jones. To wit:

DJ: ECB EXEC BOARD’S QE PROPOSAL CALLS FOR ROUGHLY EUR50B IN BOND BUYS A MONTH –  SOURCES
ECB SAID TO PROPOSE QE OF 50 BILLION EUROS A MONTH THROUGH 2016

More as we see it, but if indeed this will be a program without risk-mutualization and conditional and limited burden-sharing, where the hope was that Draghi would “shock and awe” the world with the size of the bond purchasing program instead, €600 billion per year looks decidedly on the low side of any “surprise” announcement where the whisper number was for €1 trillion per year, and if indeed this is the final formulation may result in a substantial disappointment for stocks after the initial kneejerk reaction.

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