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Outlook 2021: Sovereign debt can boost euro’s reserve currency status

Outlook 2021: Sovereign debt can boost euro’s reserve currency status

Rising volumes, including new EU issuance programmes, rivalling US Treasury market ...
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Outlook 2021: Beware rising neutral rates

Outlook 2021: Beware rising neutral rates

Central banks should be prepared to act promptly to avoid future pain ...
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Outlook 2021: Why the era of low inflation could last for 50 years

Outlook 2021: Why the era of low inflation could last for 50 years

Many assumptions, not just the link between government borrowing and inflation, no longer apply ...
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Outlook 2021: Biden must adopt multilateral tactics for China policy

Outlook 2021: Biden must adopt multilateral tactics for China policy

Relations between the US and China will remain fraught, albeit more diplomatic ...
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Outlook 2021: Making diversity count

Outlook 2021: Making diversity count

Investment industry can make a transformative contribution ...
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Outlook 2021: After Covid-19, we require a new form of finance

Outlook 2021: After Covid-19, we require a new form of finance

Banks need to play their part in socially-responsible growth ...
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Outlook 2021: Making CBDCs a true and trusted currency

Outlook 2021: Making CBDCs a true and trusted currency

The race to issue a digital currency is on. Following the announcement ...
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Bulletin poll review 2020

Bulletin poll review 2020

In a year where Covid-19 dominated political and economic discourse, we look ...
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Outlook 2021: What next for reserve managers?

Outlook 2021: What next for reserve managers?

Further diversification of portfolios looks essential ...
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Outlook 2021: Digital dynamism will fuel Asia’s outperformance

Outlook 2021: Digital dynamism will fuel Asia’s outperformance

In Shenzhen in October, did we see a vision of the future? ...
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Outlook 2021: The best of Washington, the worst of Washington

Outlook 2021: The best of Washington, the worst of Washington

Gridlocked government could halt US economic recovery ...
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