GLOBAL ECONOMY

GLOBAL ECONOMY

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  1. FILE PHOTO: People wearing masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walk across

    Commentary: China's the only major economy growing this year. That's not enough

    Rebalancing towards consumption will require major policy changes, says the NUS East Asian Institute’s Bert Hofman.
  2. FILE PHOTO: An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi

    Commentary: US dollar could face turning point soon

    Exchange rates have been relatively stable compared to expectations but inconsistencies may lead the US dollar into uncertain territory soon, says ...
  3. Pedestrians at Orchard Road

    Commentary: Winds in the Singapore economy sails are starting to stir

    The worst is over, thanks to the manufacturing engine coming back to life again, says OCBC’s Selena Ling.
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    US Fed meet opens as markets eye shift in interest rate course | Video

    The US Federal Reserve opens its two-day policy meeting on Jun 18 to decide the course of interest rates. The meeting opens amid widespread ...
  5. Employees make Christmas products at Fuye toy factory following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

    Commentary: China fixes ‘something seriously wrong’ with its economy

    As the world’s factory begins to look into it’s own domestic market to spur economic growth, no matter what happens, China will never turn its ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...