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Money Mind - S2E2: 5 things you need to know about China’s economic slowdown | EP 2

Money Mind
25 May 2022 10:53AM
10 mins

China’s economy is feeling the full brunt of its zero-COVID strategy, as lockdowns and restrictions slam the brakes on consumption, production, and employment. With no sign of any letup in the policy, is the worst still to come? How will this slowdown affect businesses and economies in Asia? Could abandoning a zero-COVID policy create a different set of problems? Tommy Wu, Lead China Economist at Capital Economics and Shirley Yu, Senior Fellow at the Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School, give their assessment.

Money Mind - S2E42: 5 things to know about the fall of Silicon Valley Bank

The fall of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has sent shockwaves around the world. Is this the start of more bad news, and what happens next? Sona Remesh speaks with Eugene Ng, co-founder of fintech startup, Open Eden.

15/03/2023 14 mins

Money Mind - S2E41: 5 things about investing in China’s maturing economy

China is the investing destination you cannot afford to ignore – but what do you need to know about investing there, as the economy hits a turning point? Jonathan Peeris sits down with David Kuo, co-founder of The Smart Investor.

09/03/2023 17 mins

Money Mind - S2E40: 5 things you need to know about BEPS

Why does it matter where and how much big corporations pay in corporate tax, and what’s it got to do with Singapore’s attractiveness as a place to invest? Sona Remesh asks tax expert Sivakumar Saravan what are the five things you need to know about the Base Erosion Profit Shifting initiative, or BEPS.

01/03/2023 10 mins

Money Mind - S2E39: 5 things you need to know about the Adani crisis

Over US$100b of market value wiped out, and question marks over the future of one of India’s best-known business names. Do Adani’s troubles make India less investable – and is there a silver lining to the scandal? Sona Remesh finds out the five things you need to know about the Adani crisis. Her guest is Charu Chanana, market strategist at Saxo Markets in Singapore.

18/02/2023 13 mins

Money Mind - S2E38: 5 things you need to know about Big Tech’s layoffs

As Big Tech continues to slim down its workforces, which are the sectors hiring tech workers? Sona Remesh is joined by Taimur Baig, chief economist at DBS Bank, and Faizal Yahya, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies.

15/02/2023 13 mins