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Economics International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

 ASEAN pushes for ‘code of conduct’ in South China Sea dispute. The United States Federal Reserve to maintain its current monetary policy stance while members of the African Union and

Asia Pacific Economics

Where to invest in 2015 in Asian emerging markets

We are at crossroads of diverging monetary policies. GRI’s analyst Tanya Rawat breaks down what this means for investment in emerging markets (EM) in Asia. The U.S. gets ready to

Economics Europe

Swiss National Bank shocks markets

The Swiss National Bank left investors stunned by a sudden change in monetary policy last week, just ahead of an ECB decision on QE. What does this mean for investors

Economics International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Brazilian inflation is on the rise with the potential for broad economic consequences. South Korea appears headed toward more accommodative monetary policy. Greece faces a possible credit downgrade as political turmoil continues.

Economics International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Sri Lanka holds early elections. Bank of England to decide on monetary policy. U.S. to release federal reserve meeting minutes and new employment data. Greek elections threaten financial markets. Deflation pressures China’s

Economics North America

How will the Fed normalize monetary policy post-taper?

As the Federal Reserve continues to reduce the pace of asset purchases, attention has turned to the impending rise in interest rates. But to control short-term rates, the Fed will

Economics International

Central banks rely on forward guidance

As interest rates remain low among developed economies, shaping expectations through communication is proving to be an effective monetary tool. Communicating the taper At its last monetary policy meeting, the

Economics Europe

Czech Republic joins currency debasement race

Markets flooded with koruna as the Czech central bank pursues ambitious inflationary target. When faced with the issue of no-growth, sometimes even deflation, what do you do as a responsible

Finance International

IMF conference paper links currency depreciation to post-crisis growth

A new paper presented at the IMF’s Annual Research Conference suggests that emerging markets should counter liquidity problems from capital outflows with currency depreciation and reserve sales. Read the full IMF

Asia Pacific Economics

New Data Points to Strong Philippine Economy

In recent months a trickle of news regarding a Chinese economic slowdown, continued weakness in Europe, and stalled growth in many emerging markets has raised fears of another global recession.