Dovish

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Refers to the tone of language when describing a non-aggressive stance or viewpoint regarding a specific economic event or action. It’s often used when describing the economy or interest rates of a country.

Central bankers are described as "dovish" because they generally favor economic growth and employment over tightening interest rates.

Opposite of Hawkish (hawk).

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