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  1. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York

    Commentary: This is how much Americans will pay to stop coronavirus spread and save lives

    A new analysis tried to estimate Americans' “willingness to pay” based on the implied value of social distancing and other public intervention ...
  2. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing

    Commentary: Restarting the economy in a COVID-19 world sure is hard. China would know

    China must tackle four competing challenges to effectively reopen the economy and create jobs, says an observer.
  3. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York

    Commentary: Coronavirus crisis lays bare the risks of financial leverage, again

    This time it is capital markets, rather than banks, that have to reform, says the Financial Times Martin Wolf.
  4. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing

    Commentary: Even China is sticking to a semi-formal lockdown

    While the US makes plans to reopen parts of the economy, China's cautious approach suggest countries shouldn't rush to recover to normalcy, says ...
  5. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai

    Commentary: COVID-19 presents a ticking default time bomb

    Developing countries will struggle to raise funds to deal with the crisis, while bearing the brunt of capital flight, say Pierre-Olivier ...
  6. An empty street is seen near Wall street during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

    Commentary: The world economy is now collapsing

    The coronavirus microbe has overthrown our arrogance and sent global output into a tailspin, says the Financial Times' Martin Wolf.
  7. FILE PHOTO: A cyclist rides a bicyle as he delivers food for Deliveroo, an example of the emergence

    Commentary: COVID-19 will hit gig workers particularly hard

    If the outbreak sparks a lasting downturn, low-paid contingent workers are most vulnerable, says the Financial Times’ Gillian Tett.
  8. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of the Delhi skyline shrouded in smog, in New Delhi

    Commentary: India is facing twin economic and political crises

    The growth slowdown in India has been dramatic, while politics takes an aggressively disturbing turn, says the Financial Times' Martin Wolf.
  9. A businessman wears a face masks in the Central Business District in Beijing as the country is hit

    Commentary: When China sneezes, the world economy catches a COVID-19 cold

    The world economy was weak when COVID-19 struck, and will lead to demand shortfalls and disruptions to supply, says Stephen S Roach.