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Is Tapering the same thing as Quantitative Tightening?

Updated: Dec 22, 2022

No. Tapering is the process of reducing the pace of quantitative easing (QE), but the balance sheet is still being expanded, though at a slower rate. Quantitative tightening (QT) reduces the balance sheet. Simply put, tapering occurs between QE and QT.

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