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Uncertainty Clouds the Outlook

An anti-goldilocks economy refers to the global economy where policymakers are confronted with a stagflationary supply shock, which is negative for growth and will tend to push up inflation further. In the current market condition, inflation is “too hot,” as evidenced by the higher energy and food prices, as well as the disrupted supply chains […]

Rising COVID-19 Infections in China in March

The COVID-19 infections in China have increased dramatically in March and may continue to rise in the coming days. Shenzhen, Dongguan, and Changchun, have been locked down for over a week. Shanghai has also significantly tightened its COVID-19 restrictions. In China, the number of asymptomatic cases in the current outbreak is much higher, which is […]