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Economics

US: 2021 Economic Outlook: Searching for normal

3 min read | January 2021

Economics

2021 Global Economic Outlook - A topsy-turvy recovery

The still-raging pandemic produced a unique recession in 2020, but what does the future hold?

4 min read | December 2020

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Central Banks

2021 Equities Outlook: ...it is more about 2022

In 2021, investors will likely focus on an eventual 2022 renormalization driven by potentially even better vaccines/therapeutics to help contain the spread of the virus.

17 min video | December 2020

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Central Banks

Asia Outlook 2021 – Bracing for Reflation

We are overall quite positive on the outlook for Asia in 2021, with an above consensus GDP growth rebound.

6 min read | December 2020

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Economics

Fireside Chats: ESG Insights – ESG’s star performance in 2020, its role in bank capital issuance, & what’s next?

After a record year of issuance, what's next for ESG?

37 min podcast | December 2020

Economics

Can you put a price on pollution?

Growing recognition of the criticality of decarbonising the world’s economies has lead to Carbon Pricing, but how does it work?

3 min read | December 2020

Central Banks

Thailand: The Economic Fallout of Political Protests – This Time is No Different

Student-led protests have resumed in Thailand, demanding constitutional changes and reforms to the monarchy.

3 min read | December 2020

Economics

Emerging Markets’ Quantitative Easing Amid Rising Investor Discrimination

Analysis of the rapid growth in 20 EM central bank balance sheets and show how 10 are now larger than that of the US Fed (relative to GDP).

3 min read | November 2020

Economics

Asia under Bidenomics

Following the recent US elections, we explore the likely impact of Biden’s policies on Asia’s economies.

10 min read | November 2020

Economics

Highlights from Nomura ESG Conference 2020

The global pandemic and increasing severity of climate change are redefining how risks are managed and opportunities captured in the financial sector. Our inaugural ESG conference on October 21-22, 2020 took a deep dive into these areas and the sustainable finance trends shaping the decade ahead, with a focus on Asia.

7 min read | November 2020

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Economics

Fireside Chats - The 2020 US Election: Initial results are in, but how's Joe biding his time?

Our US Economics team on what to make of the US election results.

31 min podcast | November 2020

Economics

Japan: Side effects of support measures for corporations

Companies overcoming cash flow issues caused by the pandemic may have to curb capex due to rising debt

2 min read | November 2020

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