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Japan in focus

Fireside Chats - Japan Insights: Mid-year Macro Strategy Outlook

We discuss the impact of this recent wave of Covid-19 infections.

35 min podcast | May 2021


China: How the north/south divide highlights the credit risk disparity

The widening north/south divide could result in a vicious cycle of rising defaults and slower growth in northern China. Though we do not expect a national crisis, markets should be prepared for more defaults.

4 min read | May 2021


Fireside Chats - Asia Insights: Is the world out of chips?

The Global semi-conductor chip shortage and impact to markets.

26 min podcast | May 2021


Fireside Chats - Asia Insights: Will China’s North-South divide have multiple growth implications?

Outlook on China's North-South divide.

30 min podcast | May 2021


Fireside Chats: Asia Insights: The surge in India’s Covid-19 cases, and its repercussions…

The surge in Covid-19, and it's impact on India's outlook

34 min podcast | April 2021

Central Banks

The risk of EM central bank overreach

65 min podcast | April 2021


China: We see no fiscal cliff in 2021

With factors such as a moderate 2020 stimulus, tighter controls on property market financing and planned tapering, we believe China’s economy is unlikely to overheat.

2 min read | April 2021

Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats – Asia Insights: Prospects for Indonesian and ASEAN economies.

Outlook for ASEAN economies.

27 min podcast | March 2021

Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats – EM Insights: Which countries lie under the Damocles Sword?

Which Emerging Markets are at risk of an exchange rate crisis?

22 min podcast | March 2021


Fireside Chats – FX Insights: RMB – Bullish beyond the year of the Ox?

We see two key longer-term factors supporting RMB appreciation.

30 min podcast | March 2021

Central Banks

Fireside Chats - BoJ and ECB Strategy Review: A New Direction?

How will the upcoming BoJ and ECB meetings impact monetary policy strategy and markets?

43 min podcast | March 2021


Japan begins discussions on carbon pricing framework

Carbon pricing in Japan could focus on policy mix involving carbon tax, emissions trading, subsidies

3 min read | March 2021

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