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The Implications for Asia of US Monetary Policy
9
Mar
2022

The Implications for Asia of US Monetary Policy

The fight against the pandemic has left a large imprint on the US Federal Reserve’s balance sheet. Since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020, the US Fed has purchased a wide range of assets and pumped liquidity into the financial system to cushion the impact of the pandemic and fiscal stimulus on interest rates.

Asian Trade Has Rebounded Strongly, Yet Uncertainties Persist
24
Feb
2022

Asian Trade Has Rebounded Strongly, Yet Uncertainties Persist

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Trade in services, particularly non-digital services, and movement of people is still sluggish due to the ongoing pandemic. The emergence of new COVID-19 variants has hit trade particularly hard.

COVID-19 is Changing Financial Inclusion: Can Policymakers Keep Up?
21
Feb
2022

COVID-19 is Changing Financial Inclusion: Can Policymakers Keep Up?

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Current blockages in some supply chains are raising questions about the complexity and importance of these networks.