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Antonyms for tighteningtight·en·ing

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  1. tighteningnoun

    the act of making something tighter

    "the tightening of economic controls"

    Antonyms:
    loosening, laxation

How to use tightening in a sentence?

  1. Jim Awad:

    In the short term, the market is a hostage to interest rates, to the extent you have an increase in interest rates that the Fed doesn't control, you're getting an unwanted tightening in the financial markets.

  2. Matthias Rusinski:

    The upbeat CPI report is leading Treasuries given that inflation is one of the key variable that will drive the evolution of the tightening cycle.

  3. Yoshimasa Maruyama:

    Kuroda's statement focused on market operations and asset purchases, which meant the BOJ may make its ETF buying more flexible to support stock markets or take steps to avoid money markets from tightening.

  4. Nitesh Shah:

    They had a good month on expectations of supplies tightening, and investors seem more optimistic about commodities in general.

  5. Andrew Pyle:

    Given the size of the jobs increase and the decline in the unemployment rate, it definitely cements the view that the Fed is going to embark on its tightening course, a cause for a market pullback would be economic numbers that are so strong that it might actually advance the timetable for the Fed, and that's where we are right now.

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