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It's basically free money right?

A Danish bank is offering mortgages at a 0.5% negative interest rate — meaning it is basically paying people to borrow money

Denmark's third-largest bank said this week that customers will now be able to take out a 10-year fixed rate mortgage with an interest rate of -0.5%.
Europe is 16% more expensive than it used to be.

How Europeans’ household net worth is ‘now exclusively driven’ by negative interest rates

The cheaper you make mortgages — via negative interest rates — the more house prices go up as the supply of buyers enjoying easy cash increases.

MORGAN STANLEY: Here’s how the rise of cryptocurrencies could change the way central banks deal with future financial crises

Central banks are exploring the usage and creation of digital currencies following a boom in popularity of the likes of bitcoin. While no central bank has yet issued their own cryptocurrency, many are close to doing so.

FORGET BITCOIN: An $8 trillion bubble in global markets is waiting to pop

It's all the government debt that still yields negative eight years after the financial crisis.

Mark Carney’s toughest new temptation: You *can* print money without triggering runaway inflation

In theory, we should be in Zimbabwe territory by now — paying for sandwiches with bricks of worthless cash. But inflation in the UK is only 2.7%.

Interest rates are rising in the US, but in other places they’re still below zero — here’s what that means

A negative interest rate occurs when a lender pays someone to borrow its money. One expert tells Business Insider that concept used to be "absolutely unthinkable."

Incendiary Trump adviser Steve Bannon thinks negative interest rates are ‘the greatest opportunity to rebuild everything’

Steve Bannon thinks negative interest rates will help America rebuild, despite the fact that the US does not have negative interest rates.

Economists never imagined negative interest rates — now they’re rewriting textbooks

A negative interest rate occurs when a lender pays someone to borrow its money. One expert tells Business Insider that concept used to be "absolutely unthinkable."

HEDGE FUND LEGEND JULIAN ROBERTSON: Everything is in a bubble and it will end in ‘chaos’

Tiger Global CEO Julian Robertson warned about bubbles in stocks, bonds, and real estate because of central-bank policies of negative and low interest rates.

‘Dragons’ are lurking in the economy that will crash the market

Central banks have pushed the economy into uncharted waters.