The risk comes from the potential rise in the US dollar against Asian currencies. Emerging nation borrowers will be squeezed
FOREIGN currency borrowing of Asian governments and corporations has soared to new heights, helping finance companies and boosting growth.
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Markets have ignored the impact of drought on inflation, bond yields and equities
Key agricultural commodity prices could cause an unexpected spike in US, European and Asian producer and consumer inflation. The key question is to what extent?
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Update: The key question is whether Italy’s populist government will eventually exit from the eurozone & precipitate a financial crisis.
Be wary of Italy’s bond and stock market relief rally following former academic Giuseppe Conte appointment as prime minister of … Read the rest
They fear a rise in interest rates could cause global financial and economic downturn
THE world’s financial authorities are concerned about a massive surge in global government and private debt. They fear that a rise in interest rates could cause … Read the rest