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MACRO AND MARKETS

How does banking come back from this?

How does banking come back from this?

June 02, 2020
By MARK BAKER

Capital markets volumes show how well the industry has adapted since the coronavirus crisis began, but as economies emerge from lockdown, bankers and their clients need to look much further ahead.

Asia

Asia's NDB: The forgotten multilateral shows its face

July 02, 2020
By ELLIOT WILSON

The New Development Bank, born in Shanghai 2015 to help the five ‘Brics' countries, has had a good pandemic, disbursing $4 billion in emergency funding and printing a maiden US dollar bond.

Shifting currency exposures create treasury dilemma

Shifting currency exposures create treasury dilemma

June 26, 2020
By PAUL GOLDEN

Hedging may look expensive for businesses that have seen their revenues cut heavily by Covid-19 prevention measures, but removing hedges for currencies to which they have limited exposure may prove even more so.

The road to health

The road to health

June 18, 2020

Most governments in Asia have resorted to some form of economic shock therapy, but there is only so much the monetary and fiscal authorities can do.

Sri Mulyani Indrawati makes sense of Covid-19

Sri Mulyani Indrawati makes sense of Covid-19

June 18, 2020
By ERIC ELLIS

It has been a pattern in Indonesia for the best part of 15 years: whenever southeast Asia’s largest economy is engulfed in crisis, it turns to Indonesia's minister of finance – but she has never faced a challenge like this.

REGIONAL COVERAGE

asia

emerging europe

western europe

latin america

middle east

africa