The world’s second largest economy is at a crossroads. As China’s pace of economic growth slows, emerging risks suggest the need for structural changes in the economy and banking sectors. In 2013, the Chinese government unveiled an ambitious blueprint for reforms. Will China successfully overhaul its growth model to accomplish this agenda? In this video, three experts from Fitch Ratings shared their insights on sovereign risk, banking sector performance, and rising corporate leverage in China.
Posted March 5, 2014
Speech to Seattle University Albers School of Business
Posted March 3, 2014
In 2013 when the Federal Reserve described conditions for tapering its highly accommmodative monetary policy, some emerging markets experienced sharp reversals of capital inflows, resulting in currency depreciation. But others did not. Variations appear related to economic conditions, partly reflecting a country’s policies before the Fed’s comments.
Posted February 18, 2014
Vasco Cúrdia, senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, provides his views on current economic developments and the outlook.
Posted January 29, 2014
Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
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