The Challenges Facing Central Bankers
U.S. index futures fell, with stocks trading near their highest levels of the year, as investors considered the capacity of central banks to boost global growth. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index contracts expiring in June declined 0.5 percent to 2,000 at 8:20 a.m. in London, tracking losses in Asia after the Bank of Japan refrained from adding more stimulus. Central banks around the world have indicated a willingness to continue measures to support economic growth and stabilize markets, helping U.S. stocks rebound in the past month. HSBC Head of Asset Allocation Fredrik Nerbrand discusses with “On the Move” host Guy Johnson in London and Hans Nichols in Berlin.