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Chief economist update: Victoria's secret
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... optimism. Several US states have either deferred re-opening or reimposed lockdown restrictions. China, Germany, South Korea, Iran, Saudi Arabia and more recently, Spain (among others), have re-imposed shutdown measures in certain coronavirus hotspots. ...
Chief economist update: Honey, COVID-19 got me sacked
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... posed by a second wave of infections. One that's underscored by the resurgence of coronavirus infections in Beijing and Iran recently, and one that's brought closer to home by rising cases (mostly) in Victoria and New South Wales. According to ...
COVID-19 poses unique human rights threats
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... be seeing orders from governments to restrict access and disrupt networks. Zandbergen noted that authorities in the US, Iran and China have already attempted to control the information shared on social media by health professionals and journalists. "On ...
Chief economist update: No escaping the inverted yield curve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
... curves and are now gradually relaxing restrictions. Among them: Australia, New Zealand, India, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Iran and Saudi Arabia. China, of course, ended its lockdown weeks earlier (7 April). While unlocking lockdowns prematurely could ...
Chief economist update: How deep the global recession?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 APR 2020
... Among the risk factors the IMF identified three short months before were: "rising geo-political tensions between the US and Iran; still high tariff barriers between America and its trading partners; and, weather-related disasters. Who would have thought? ...
Chief economist update: Credit ratings downgrades versus fiscal salvation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... COVID-19 on the day the BOJ increased monetary largesse. This compares with 142,823 cases in China, 21,157 in Italy, 12,729 in Iran; 8162 in South Korea and even lower than the 1678 reported cases in the US ... at the time. covidjapan.com data shows ...
Return of the king
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... what would cause markets to fall, the catalyst can never be anticipated," Doyle said. "We were all focused on trade, or Iran, and it was none of those things in the end. That's always the way with these things." This is exactly why building a solid portfolio ...
EM debt relatively unscathed by virus: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... hours, excluding the cases on the Diamond Princess cruise ship," they said. "Many of the cases on the rise in South Korea, Iran and Italy have no known connection to China." While the short-term effect is not as bad as originally expected, the research ...
The sick short: Banking big on the coronavirus
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... of his clients had banked big on oil. "Clients got quite lucky on oil," he said. "When we had tensions between the US and Iran, there was a big spike in oil prices and many of our clients tried to countertrade to that; short selling oil at $77 bucks ...
Light on horizon for global economy
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JAN 2020
... data." It was not all positive news however, with the global fund pointing to rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, intensifying social unrest and deepening economic frictions between nations that could lead to "rapidly deteriorating ...
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