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Asean economy poised for recovery in 2021

Before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in late 2019, global economic growth had already been on a downward trend, slowing from a peak of 3.8% in 2017 to 3.0% in 2019 – weighed down by rising


European Central Bank moves to trademark 'digital euro'

The European Central Bank has applied to trademark the term “digital euro” as officials prepare to release an assessment of the benefits and drawbacks of creating a digital version of the currency.


European central banker calls for Euro to go digital

The European Central Bank must prepare to issue a digital euro to complement banknotes “if and when” it becomes necessary, ECB board member Fabio Panetta said on Friday.

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How much is too much QE?

Central banks are all-in on extreme monetary policies in the face of the severe economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Global Markets

The Fed is headed in the same direction as the ECB

(June 19): The US Federal Reserve has started buying corporate bonds in the secondary market, but it is not the first of its peers to do so.

Banking & finance

In praise of big (bank) buffers

SINGAPORE (May 25): Banks have found themselves back in the spotlight as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds.

Global Economy

Restoring central banks' credibility

(Dec 13): Recent jumps in equity prices and bond yields suggest that recession fears are receding.

Global Economy

Negative rates are starting to worry ECB officials

(Dec 9): Almost five weeks since Mario Draghi retired from running the European Central Bank (ECB) and finding an outright fan of his legacy of negative interest rates has become a lot harder.

US Economy

Wall Street is wrong about negative interest rates

(Nov 18): The titans of finance have a new foe, and it’s not UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn or senator Elizabeth Warren.

Global Economy

We are one mistake away from a global recession

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): Here is the silver lining to slowing world growth: We are a long way from 2009, when the global economy contracted.

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