Monthly Archives: March 2021

Heavily indebted companies pay the price

With huge daily lows and stock market recoveries alternating with dizzying frequency, it’s difficult to draw reliable conclusions about the market outlook. But some fund managers and fund managers believe the coronavirus pandemic has exposed a long-overlooked market vulnerability: high levels of corporate debt. Encouraged by the Federal Reserve’s promotion …

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The time has come for a new architecture of international debt

Almost 20 years ago, Anne Krueger, then Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, proposed an institutional mechanism for restructuring sovereign debt – a global bankruptcy regime for over-indebted governments. The controversial initiative was a response to a cascade of financial collapses in emerging economies in Asia, Mexico and Argentina. While …

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A debt crisis is not imminent

As countries, businesses and households grapple with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, many market watchers are sounding the alarm bells about the rapid rise in global debt. And for good reason: in an acceleration of a trend of several years, the debt-to-GDP ratio of these three groups of …

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Free personal finance lessons to get better with money

In times of economic volatility, such as the current downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, many people begin to question whether they are financially prepared and able to manage their money well. Some may figure out how to budget for the first time, especially if they are worried about lose their …

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