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COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and its Implications

Two new reports from the WEF team behind the annual Global Risks Report identify the headline risks, challenges and, encouragingly, the opportunities the world is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim of raising awareness, fostering widespread debate and enabling better decision-making. Based on the perceptions of 350 of the world’s …
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Corporate Bond Market Trends, Emerging Risks and Monetary Policy

After a return to more expansionary monetary policies in early 2019, the world’s non-financial corporations borrowed an additional USD 2.1 trillion in the form of corporate bonds. In real terms, this is equivalent to the amount borrowed in the previous record year 2016 and represents a clear reversal of the decrease in corporate bond issuance …
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