Dossier Covid-19

COVID-19 DOSSIER

Covid-19 unmasked – living with the legacy Covid-19 unmasked – living with the legacy

More countries are relaxing or abandoning Covid-19 containment restrictions despite the spectre of new virus variants. flow’s Clarissa Dann reflects on vaccine policies, normalcy indicators, and what this means for economic growth going forward

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DOSSIER COVID-19, MACRO AND MARKETS

Asia’s difficult policy choices Asia’s difficult policy choices

flow’s Graham Buck and Clarissa Dann explores Asia’s uneven economic recovery path amid slow vaccination progress and implications for the region’s monetary policy in the face of rising inflation 

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Indonesia’s place in the sun? Indonesia’s place in the sun?

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law seeks to boost foreign investment, jobs, and trade. flow examines its background and the opportunities this could bring as the country recovers from Covid-19 economic shock

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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19 DOSSIER

Back to work? Back to work?

While anti-Covid vaccine rollouts have helped some regions lift coronavirus restrictions, limited access to labour could also limit economic recovery. flow’s Graham Buck and Clarissa Dann review sectors at risk and what this means for employers and governments
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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19, TRADE FINANCE

Steering post-Covid recovery Steering post-Covid recovery

The changeover at the US economic helm ushers in a stimulus-based approach to economic revival. But leadership handovers in Germany and Japan are not likely to replicate that policy shift. What does this mean for the new world order? flow’s Graham Buck and Clarissa Dann investigate

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CASH MANAGEMENT, COVID-19

Covid as a catalyst for changing payments Covid as a catalyst for changing payments

As the pandemic accelerates the growth of e-commerce, Europe’s CFOs and treasurers are impatient for greater efficiencies in B2B payments, finds a Deutsche Bank Research report and survey

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Climbing out of Covid: Nearly there? Climbing out of Covid: Nearly there?

Good news on vaccines suggests some form of normality could return sooner rather than later. However, scalability, distribution priorities, and trust in governments will all determine the speed. flow’s Clarissa Dann shares insights from Deutsche Bank Research

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MACRO AND MARKETS, DOSSIER COVID-19

2020: Riding a Covid-coaster year 2020: Riding a Covid-coaster year

As an extraordinary year draws to a close, flow take a look at 2020’s economic ups, downs, reverses from and accelerations towards any form of “normality” with thanks to our colleagues in Deutsche Bank Research

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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19

Asia leads in post-Covid recovery Asia leads in post-Covid recovery

Prompt responses to the pandemic provided a role model for other countries while Asia’s exporters are meeting demand from still-restricted economies elsewhere. The region’s ability to trade as a multilateral bloc is the other accelerator of the recovery, report flow’s Janet du Chenne and Graham Buck

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MACRO AND MARKETS, DOSSIER COVID-19

The Age of Disorder The Age of Disorder

The traumatic year we’re living through is destined for the history books but may also mark the end of a 40-year economic era, a move away from globalisaiton, and the start of a more volatile, uncertain period. flow’s Graham Buck assesses the evidence

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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19

Kicking the can: who pays for Covid-19? Kicking the can: who pays for Covid-19?

As cases of Covid-19 surge past 17 million, the global debt mountains that the pandemic expanded seem perpetually unscaleable. flow’s Clarissa Dann and Graham Buck take a closer look at how the rules of macroeconomics are being

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Covid-19: How Germany gained its firepower Covid-19: How Germany gained its firepower

While a cluster of new infections is a setback, the German approach to Covid-19 managed the epi-curve and mitigated economic damage. flow’s Graham Buck reviews Germany’s pandemic performance against

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TECHNOLOGY

Technology versus virus Technology versus virus

Disruption caused by Covid-19 has pivoted the world towards technology to keep things moving. Some technologies have changed lives dramatically and their impact will endure beyond the pandemic. flow’s Janet Du Chenne examines how current tech trends could be managed to support a sustainable recovery

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MACRO AND MARKETS, TECHNOLOGY

Moving out of Covid-19 Moving out of Covid-19

The global Covid-19 crisis response during transition from lockdown to gradual reopening is at a critical juncture. Clarissa Dann summarises recent Deutsche Bank research and analysis

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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19

Exiting the Covid-19 ravine Exiting the Covid-19 ravine

As governments around the world increase their lockdown relaxations, and epi-curves no longer have a relentless upward trajectory, how soon will economic activity pick up? Hotels, restaurants small businesses and luxury shops

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Cybersecurity and fraud protection: exposing bad actors Cybersecurity and fraud protection: exposing bad actors

As spear phishing, business email compromise and other attacks on corporates increase, the chief information security officer is everyone’s new best friend, report Wade Bicknell and Vanessa Riemer

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CASH MANAGEMENT

more Covid-19's assault on cash

The journey towards tomorrow’s cashless society has gathered momentum and urgency as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, reports flow’s Graham Buck

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Covid-19 and inflation Covid-19 and inflation

As economies move along their pandemic exit trajectories, and the cost of economic stimulus raises the spectre of galloping inflation, flow's Clarissa Dann reviews Deutsche Bank Research analysis on whether this scenario is likely given the current central bank grip on markets

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TECHNOLOGY, REGULATION

Beating Covid-19 cybercrime Beating Covid-19 cybercrime

With so many locked down at home in response to pandemic containment, the use of online services is exploding. But what is the risk to businesses? flow shares some tips to stay cyber-safe in a working from home environment

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Central banks: on-side or outside? Central banks: on-side or outside?

How much “support” should central banks give Covid-19 stricken economies? With the focus on fiscal responses, what tools remain in the monetary policy armoury? flow´s Clarissa Dann reviews Deutsche Bank Research insights

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Jobs and Covid-19 Jobs and Covid-19

As lockdown continues into Q2, unemployment escalates in all regions. What does this mean for economic recovery? Clarissa Dann reports on the balance between profit and GDP tomorrow versus survival today

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TECHNOLOGY, CASH MANAGEMENT

From the engine room From the engine room

Almost overnight, Deutsche Bank relocated more than 65.000 of its employees to working from home locations ahead of Covid-19 lockdown. flow reports on operational resilience and business continuity management

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CASH MANAGEMENT, COVID-19 {icon-book}

Covid-19 briefing Covid-19 briefing

As Covid-19 rearranges the world order on many levels, situational data and regional responses change on a daily basis. This article summarises the early impact on households, businesses and governments, with analysis drawn from in-depth research by Deutsche Bank

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MACRO AND MARKETS, CASH MANAGEMENT, TRADE FINANCE

Consumer caution and Covid-19 Consumer caution and Covid-19

Consumer spending drives almost 70% of US GDP and as each economy plans its lockdown exit, households are saving more, and prioritising home essentials over luxuries. flow´s Clarissa Dann reviews the changing patterns of consumer behaviour where age groups, regions, and containment strategies determine which industries will get the shrinking wallet allocations

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TRADE FINANCE, MACRO AND MARKETS

Covid-19 and commodities Covid-19 and commodities

Covid-19 has shaken up the world’s commodities sector although price volatility is no stranger to its participants. Reduced demand has seen falling prices, lack of investment, and logistics log jams. Clarissa Dann reviews the fundamentals

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CASH MANAGEMENT, DOSSIER COVID-19

Managing treasury in times of Covid-19 Managing treasury in times of Covid-19

EuroFinance and The Economist Group’s most recent webinar invited three treasury professionals to share their experiences of dealing with the pandemic

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REGULATION, CASH MANAGEMENT

Covid-19: Financial regulatory responses Covid-19: Financial regulatory responses

As sectors across the economy attempt to bolster their resilience against the Covid-19 pandemic, regulators have been playing their part in keeping the wheels turning

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TRADE FINANCE {icon-book}

Saving trade Saving trade

As the Covid-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on economies and communities – and ultimately global trade, what is the impact on trade finance and supply chains? Geoffrey Wynne explains

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TRADE FINANCE, CASH MANAGEMENT

Covid-19: The economy after Wuhan Covid-19: The economy after Wuhan

After a 76-day lockdown, Wuhan in China’s Hubei Province is back in business. flow’s Clarissa Dann examines the pandemic’s impact on Asia and how economies balance containment, their economies and civil liberties

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MACRO AND MARKETS, CASH MANAGEMENT, TRADE FINANCE

Towards a silver lining Towards a silver lining

While the Covid-19 pandemic extends its grip, analysts are already assessing the impact and cost of what could be around US$5trn in fiscal support, and economies taking lessons from the global financial crisis

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MACRO AND MARKETS, TRADE FINANCE, CASH MANAGEMENT

End of the tunnel End of the tunnel

With light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel nearer for some regions than others, flow’s Clarissa Dann examines the pandemic’s economic impact and responses as households and firms plan for the eventual recovery

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Corporate tips for navigating Covid-19 Corporate tips for navigating Covid-19

COVID-19 has precipitated a global shock that poses significant risk for business. To assist in this situation, Deutsche Bank’s Capital Markets Strategy team provides a detailed checklist for operational, funding and risk management functions

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NEWS, CASH MANAGEMENT

Supporting corporate treasurers working from home Supporting corporate treasurers working from home

Deutsche Bank’s FX platform capabilities are helping corporates facing exceptional challenges triggered by the global pandemic – from maintaining liquidity to enabling employees to work from home

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