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Chief economist update: Victoria's secret
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... instil 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. ...
EM winners, losers emerge in COVID-19 struggle
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... Brazil and Ecuador have damaged their leadership role in the eyes of EM investors, while countries like Vietnam, South Korea and Thailand are likely to gain from their effective, transparent policies." China, which makes up approximately a third of the ...
Chief economist update: Australia needs China more than it needs us
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
... 34.7% of your exports (based on World Bank figures) that roughly equates to what Australia sells to Japan (16.4%), South Korea (7.0%), India (4.9%), US (3.8%), and Singapore (2.9%) combined. Australian exports account for around 20% of the country's ...
Investors pile into companies on life support
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2020
... sold-off sectors. Today, markets have dropped on fears of a second wave, with news of fresh cases in Wuhan, Germany and South Korea erasing yesterday's gains. Stocks that led the charge on Monday are now bleeding red. So were Aussie investors, hopeful ...
Chief economist update: Easing does it (again)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2020
... last year." South Korea's Early Coronavirus Wins Dim After Rash of New Cases (Wall Street Journal) "SEOUL -- South Korea, which largely succeeded in quelling the initial spread of the coronavirus, is back on the defensive, with Seoul's bars and ...
The great fall of China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2020
... uno export market on the ropes (buying 32.7% of our total exports as at 2019), the second - Japan (9%) - third - South Korea (5%) - fourth, fifth and down the line are also in line for contractions in their respective economies. While the Reserve Bank ...
Chief economist update: BOK holds as infections ease
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
... recorded on March 19 this year - reducing its 2020 year-to-date loss by more than half to -16.1% from -33.7%. Similarly, South Korea has more than recouped its 5.2% depreciation versus the US dollar, rebounding by 5.4% from the March 19 low. These, perhaps ...
Chief economist update: Credit ratings downgrades versus fiscal salvation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... 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 that as of April 6, 2020, there ...
Best, worst equities performers in COVID-19 sell-off revealed
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2020
... Morningstar argued. "At this point Asia appears to be getting 'ahead of the pandemic curve,' with China and South Korea curtailing new COVID-19 infections, while confirmed cases continue to escalate exponentially in Europe and the US," it said. ...
EM debt relatively unscathed by virus: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... 24 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 ...
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