How long will the rebound in Asian currencies last?
Most Asian currencies have risen strongly so far this year amid a recovery in global risk appetite. However, the rebound is unlikely to last long. We are of the opinion that the euro-zone will slip into recession this year, which is likely to lead to a limited break-up of the currency union. The resulting shock to global investor confidence is likely to lead to a renewed fall in investor risk appetite, putting downward pressure on currencies....
Chief Global Economist
Chief Asia Economist
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