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Debate Corner Economics North America

Protectionism will hurt markets in the short-term

In this debate series, GRI asked what will be the impact of President Donald Trump protectionist measures. Jeff Moore argues these decisions will hurt markets.

Asia Pacific Economics

Three things to consider about Trump’s plan to brand China as a ‘currency manipulator’

The US dollar rallied after Trump’s victory, forcing the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) to lower the yuan’s reference rate for 11 consecutive trading days.

Finance International

Private sector debt in EMEs poses risk as US dollar appreciates

A latent risk associated with probable increases in interest rates is the currency composition of debt issued by non-financial corporations in emerging markets. The Fed is expected to begin raising

Finance International

Weakening currencies put developing countries’ debt at risk

Debts issued in foreign currencies, some of which are not counted in official statistics, are a rising risk to developing economies as the UK and US get closer to raising

Economics International

3 things to watch in emerging market currencies

The US dollar has been on a tear since July, and its effect are beginning to hit emerging markets. First there was the taper tantrum, then another, then another. Emerging markets

Finance International

US Decline Series: Are the dollar’s days as reserve currency numbered?

Despite speculation that the days of the US dollar as the world’s reserve currency will soon be over, a number of factors make such a changing of the guard unlikely. This

Economics South and Central Asia

Kazakhstan Pegs Tenge to Foreign Currency Basket

Starting September 2nd, Kazakhstan will peg the tenge to a basket of foreign currencies, effectively ending the managed float that was put in place in March 2011. The basket will