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Thu, Apr 2, 2020

The United States’ stealth diplomat: The Federal Reserve

In stepping forward to calm US financial markets, reactivate swap lines, and create the new foreign repo facility, the Fed has helped backstop the global economy. One may argue whether the United States is still the indispensable nation. What is clear is that, in a crisis, the Federal Reserve is the indispensable central bank.

New Atlanticist by Robert Dohner

Financial Regulation International Financial Institutions

Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Central Asia needs a financing solution to low oil prices

In the News by Atlantic Council

Central Asia Energy & Environment

Mon, Mar 16, 2020

The coronavirus recession deepens financial market turmoil

On balance, the global market turmoil—even in the face of central bank easing —shows the limits of monetary policy . It also suggests that investor confidence won’t be restored until there are clear signs of the COVID-19 pandemic peaking outside of China and that major governments can implement appropriately sized and well targeted fiscal stimulation programs to support the economy—particularly those most impacted by the pandemic.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Coronavirus Financial Regulation

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” Episode 4: Atif Mian

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” Episode 3: Pakistan’s Stock Market

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

The economic battleground between China and the United Kingdom

The importance of the Shanghai-London Stock Connect suspension will depend on whether additional policy moves targeting large British firms will follow. In terms of tangible effects, this event causes little economic disruption, but is probably the most symbolically important use of Chinese financial sanctions thus far.

New Atlanticist by Michael Greenwald

China Financial Regulation

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Dagres quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald on the rise in fuel prices in Iran

In the News

Corruption Financial Regulation

Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Ullman for UPI: As the next economic crash develops, the band plays on

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Sudanese finance minister shares plan for economic revival

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa East Africa

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

New risks to global financial stability

In “New Risks to Global Financial Stability” author Hung Tran, a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics program, assesses the global financial system weaknesses and outlines steps to promote financial stability.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Hung Tran

Economy & Business Financial Regulation