Moritz Kraemer

Moritz Kraemer

Moritz Kraemer is the chief economic adviser of Acreditus, a Dubai-based financial advisory firm, and a former chief global ratings officer for sovereigns at S&P Global.

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The View | Why China has more to gain from fighting climate change than other countries

If the trajectory of emissions growth continues, China could see its credit rating drop six notches and billions more in debt service. China has much to gain from getting serious on carbon neutrality, and any delay would be tantamount to economic self-harm.

If the trajectory of emissions growth continues, China could see its credit rating drop six notches and billions more in debt service. China has much to gain from getting serious on carbon neutrality, and any delay would be tantamount to economic self-harm.

Why China has more to gain from fighting climate change than other countries
11 May 2021 - 10:29PM
Eye on Asia | Asian emerging markets must brace for coming wave of ratings downgrades – and debt defaults

Unlike in 2008, Asia has weaker balance sheets and a greater dependence on exports. With debt ratings set to slide and deglobalisation a risk, Asia must reassess its export-led economic model.

Unlike in 2008, Asia has weaker balance sheets and a greater dependence on exports. With debt ratings set to slide and deglobalisation a risk, Asia must reassess its export-led economic model.

Asian emerging markets must brace for coming wave of ratings downgrades – and debt defaults
11 Oct 2020 - 3:30PM
The View | The Federal Reserve should not be helping the US become a closet currency manipulator

The US central bank does not have a strong case for a rate cut and a looser policy. With a widely expected rate cut imminent, the Fed chief might be bowing to pressure from Donald Trump to weaken the dollar.

The US central bank does not have a strong case for a rate cut and a looser policy. With a widely expected rate cut imminent, the Fed chief might be bowing to pressure from Donald Trump to weaken the dollar.

The Federal Reserve should not be helping the US become a closet currency manipulator
24 Jul 2019 - 4:57AM
Macroscope | Through Brexit and signs of China’s slowdown, investors have kept their cool – but it can’t last

Political uncertainty usually means market volatility yet, since 2016, this hasn’t been the case. But whether it’s disorder in Europe or a slowdown in China, turbulence is coming and investors should be cautious or risk getting burned.

Political uncertainty usually means market volatility yet, since 2016, this hasn’t been the case. But whether it’s disorder in Europe or a slowdown in China, turbulence is coming and investors should be cautious or risk getting burned.

Through Brexit and signs of China’s slowdown, investors have kept their cool – but it can’t last
20 Mar 2019 - 10:31PM