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Economic Update | Covid-19 and food security: challenges and opportunities in emerging markets

23 Jul 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the potential vulnerability of the world’s food supply chains. This is galvanising governments in emerging economies to boost domestic production through new...

Economic View | Al Panlilio, President and CEO, Smart Communications; and Chief Revenue Officer, PLDT

23 Jul 2020
Al Panlilio
In what ways has the pandemic impacted corporate performance and strategy?

Economic Update | Banking in Trinidad and Tobago: will Covid-19 spur a shift to fintech?

21 Jul 2020
Earlier this year, Trinidad and Tobago was looking relatively resistant to the worst effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, given that oil and tourism are two of the main contributors to GDP...

Economic Update | Covid-19 and debt monetisation: will Indonesia blaze a trail for other emerging markets?

21 Jul 2020
To assist the government’s financial response to the coronavirus pandemic, Indonesia’s central bank is set to purchase $40bn in sovereign bonds as part of a debt monetisation programme – a strategy...

Economic Update | Covid-19 and Latin American real estate: what are the silver linings?

16 Jul 2020
Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the Latin American residential real estate market, with the economic slowdown and increased investor uncertainty serving to dampen growth in the short term....

Economic Update | Covid-19: a new dawn for impact investing in emerging economies?

15 Jul 2020
While global investment is expected to fall sharply this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, impact investment – the funding of projects that generate a positive social or environmental...

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