World Risk Developments April 2020

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In this month's edition of World Risk Developments, we review the following economic and political forces shaping the world:

  • World — Best case scenario sees COVID-19 cost US$9 trillion
  • Emerging Markets — COVID-19 threatens sovereign debt crisis
  • Australia — Business sentiment sours with export outlook
  • G20 — Policy stimulus will support return to growth once virus recedes
  • Indonesia — COVID-19 adds to economic and financial pressures
  • South Africa — Economic woes raise fiscal and external financing stress

Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist

Matthew Circosta, Senior Economist 

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