These charts illustrate how Asian and global stock markets reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic, with market reaction closely following local outbreaks and then moving in unison with global markets amid other shocks.
Shu’s research interests include financial services and institution, investments, and empirical asset pricing. She works in the teams that works that produce Asian Development Outlook and Asia Bond Monitor. Prior to joining ADB, Shu was an Associate Professor of Finance at Fudan University in the People’s Republic of China.
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The region's strong fundamentals limit the risk of foreign exchange volatility.
The region’s infrastructure bond market is still at a nascent stage.
Evidence shows that green and social finance are associated with positive environmental and social outcomes and can contribute to a more sustainable world.
Research shows bigger local bond markets help countries strengthen their financial systems and their economies.
Countries with better information and communication technology, particularly internet access, were able to do more activities online during the pandemic, which cushioned the adverse effect of COVID-19 on economic activity.
Widely accepted definitions and standards of greenness will help green bond markets grow and become more accurately priced.
The Fed’s rate hike won’t have much impact in emerging Asia, at least in the short term.
Decreased tax revenues and increases in public spending due to COVID-19 make it imperative for developing Asian countries to mobilize private capital for the vast investments needed to achieve the SDGs.