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Nov 26, 2020

Global sovereign debt market: Not seeing the trees for the forest

Global public debt will hit an all-time high in 2020 and this won’t be without consequences for debt sustainability, particularly for the most fragile economies.

Nov 25, 2020

U.S.& Eurozone sectors: Hunting for the weak links

Traded companies have seen remarkable investment inflows even as prolonged Covid-19 lockdowns threaten corporate earnings and debt sustainability.

Nov 24, 2020

Europe: One in four corporates will need more policy support in 2021

The first wave of Covid-19 lockdowns caused a stronger-than-expected profitability shock for most European non-financial corporates in H1 2020, with French and Spanish firms hit particularly hard despite generous policy support.

Nov 20, 2020

Saving Christmas: A EUR18bn challenge for French non-essential retailers

Restrictions on non-essential stores in France ahead of a critical holiday season are casting a shadow over nearly EUR18bn of retail sales normally made at year-end. In a particularly adverse yet realistic scenario where the sanitary situation demands store closures to last until the end of December the financial impact is not to be underestimated.

Nov 19, 2020

Financial and risk literacy survey – Resilience in times of Corona

The “Allianz Financial and Risk Literacy Survey”, a representative survey with 1000 respondents in each country was conducted in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain and the US. We asked about experiences with income, consumption, savings and investment, financial literacy and risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 17, 2020

RCEP: Common rule of origin could boost regional trade by around USD90bn annually

Encompassing the ten ASEAN countries, Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will cover around 30% of world GDP and population, making it the largest trade deal by these measures.

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