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COVID-19 in Focus: Brazil

cc Palácio do Planalto, Flickr, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The high priest of COVID-19 denialism has his work cut out for him in insulating Brazil’s vulnerable economy from the effects of the pandemic.

COVID-19: Economic Impact Round-up (4-1-2020)

COVID-19 shortages, cc Flickr Jon Taylor, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Recounting global disruptions from the COVID-19 outbreak, along with the growing list of government stimulus initiatives deployed to mitigate them.

Decision Time Looms for Brussels on COVID-19 Response

EUParliament, cc Flickr European Parliament, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The upcoming April 7 finance minister summit might one day be looked back on as a turning point in the history of the European Union – for better or worse.

COVID-19: Economic Impact Round-up (3-25-2020)

COVID19-roundup, cc Flickr Studio Incendo, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Recounting global disruptions from the COVID-19 outbreak, along with the growing list of government stimulus initiatives deployed to mitigate them.

Strong USD Spells Trouble for Borrowers in Emerging Markets

USDollar, cc Flickr frankieleon, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

A strong USD could savage those who borrowed heavily in the currency, whether a state-owned corporation like Mexico’s Pemex or a resource-dependent sovereign like Nigeria.

COVID-19: Economic Impact Round-up (3-19-2020)

COVID19-virus, cc Flickr NIAID, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Recounting global disruptions from the COVID-19 outbreak, along with the growing list of government stimulus initiatives deployed to mitigate them.

COVID-19: Make or Break Time for the Euro

euro, cc Flickr Enrico Matteucci, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The Greek sovereign debt crisis left cracks in the foundation of the grand experiment of the euro. Will COVID-19 pry them open?

US Debt to Spike in Wake of COVID-19

USTreasury, cc Mike, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

The US government debt load was already teetering on the precipice of becoming unmanageable - then COVID-19 hit.

The US Federal Reserve Unloads on the COVID-19 Outbreak

FEDstamp, cc Flickr Kurtis Garbutt, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

But will it be enough?

Data Puts China’s Recovery Prospects in Doubt

cc Håkan Dahlström, modified, Flickr, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The first official data has been published outlining the economic hit to China from COVID-19, and it’s considerably worse than many were expecting.

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