Sasidaran Gopalan

Sasidaran Gopalan

Sasidaran Gopalan is senior research fellow at the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University. He has held various academic and research appointments, including the Graduate School of Public Policy at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan, Asia Competitiveness Institute at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies.

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Eye on Asia | Covid-19 shows up Asia’s vulnerability to a strong dollar in a crisis

Beyond concerns about sharp exchange-rate gyrations, there is growing recognition that the shock-absorbing powers of exchange rates are highly limited when the dollar is the invoicing currency.

20 Sep 2020 - 9:17PM

Beyond concerns about sharp exchange-rate gyrations, there is growing recognition that the shock-absorbing powers of exchange rates are highly limited when the dollar is the invoicing currency.

Covid-19 shows up Asia’s vulnerability to a strong dollar in a crisis
The View | Why Asia’s rapidly growing bond markets are still vulnerable to financial stress

Asian bond markets have grown massively since the 1997 currency crisis but remain dominated by government bonds and, while attracting huge foreign investor interest, also create capital flight vulnerabilities

15 Jul 2020 - 10:21PM

Asian bond markets have grown massively since the 1997 currency crisis but remain dominated by government bonds and, while attracting huge foreign investor interest, also create capital flight vulnerabilities

Why Asia’s rapidly growing bond markets are still vulnerable to financial stress