Vishnu Varathan, Mizuho Bank

Vishnu Varathan, Mizuho Bank

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25 September 2020
Forex Fridays: How low will the Aussie dollar go?
In Forex Friday, Vishnu Varathan, Head of Macroeconomics and FX Strategy Research, Mizuho Bank shares his outlook on the Australian dollar and Sterling.

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28 August 2020
Forex Fridays: Talking SGD Strength and the Yen After Abe's Resignation
The Singapore Dollar has been steadily firming up against the greenback, but hasn't had as much luck against the Australian Dollar. Vishnu Varathan, Mizuho's Head of Macroeconomics and FX Strategy Research, joined us on Forex Fridays to talk about his outlook on the local currency, and what's in store for the Japanese Yen after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's resignation.

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26 June 2020
Forex Fridays: Dollar Smiles and Downside Risks to the Aussie, Rupee and Rupiah
We're nearing the tail end of the first half of the year, and lots of questions remain in the forex markets. Will the dollar smile once again in the last 6 months of the year? Will rising COVID-19 cases and growing frictions with China weigh on the Aussie? Is 80 to the greenback possible for the Indian Rupee? And how have bond inflows supported the Indonesian Rupiah despite economic weakness and an accommodative policy in that country? Mizuho's Head of Macroeconomic Research and FX Strategy Vishnu Varathan joined us on Forex Fridays to discuss.

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26 May 2020
Bigger Picture: SG Q1 GDP Revision and Preview of Fortitude Budget
Here in Singapore, first-quarter GDP decline was revised to a narrower 0.7 percent, from an earlier flash estimate of 2.2 per cent contraction. Yet, GDP is projected to shrink by between 7 percent and 4 percent this year. And later today Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will table the Fortitude Budget. What can we expect? Vishnu Varathan, Head, Economics & Strategy, Mizuho Bank gives his analysis.

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6 April 2020
Economist reactions to new support measures
Howie Lim and Bernard Lim speak to Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics and Strategy at Mizuho Bank on his thoughts on the Solidarity Budget announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Sweee Keat.

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27 March 2020
Bigger Picture: Fighting COVID-19's economic impact
Vishnu Varathan, Head, Economics & Strategy, Mizuho Bank looks at whether Singapore's Resilience Budget will be enough to stave off a recession.

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27 Dec 2019
Bigger Picture: Relative calm, duck syndrome
Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics & Strategy at Mizuho Bank talks to us about the good year in stocks, Phase 1 of the trade deal between the US and China and if the deal to go smoothly.

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5 July 2019
Forex Fridays’ with Mizuho Bank’s Vishnu Varathan
With monetary policy makers expected to ease even further in the second half, how might this impact global currencies in the coming months? Mizuho’s Head of Economics and Strategy Vishnu Varathan joins us on Forex Fridays to highlight what they’re looking at in the second half, and if the Singapore dollar could see some potential weakness. He also touches on whether Trump’s accusations of currency manipulation are making his job more difficult.

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5 Apr 2019
Mizuho's Vishnu Varathan on Forex Fridays
Mizuho's Head of Economics & Strategy Vishnu Varathan joins us on Forex Fridays to survey the Chinese Yuan and the US dollar at the start of the year, as well as the Indian Rupee and some ASEAN currencies ahead of a slew of elections this April. He also gives us Mizuho's outlook on the Singapore Dollar.

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11 July 2018
US-China Trade War
"Trade chest-thumping!" That's what new US tariffs are, Vishnu Varathan tells Michael Switow.

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12 Oct 2018
Inflation, Markets & The Fed
Will lower than expected inflation numbers ease investor fears or lead the Fed to adjust course?  Mizuho Bank’s Vishnu Varathan discusses with Michael Switow.

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5 July 2018
The Economic Three Bears & Property 'Euphoria'
Vishnu Varathan & Michael Switow discuss MAS' outlook on property, the economy & foreign reserves.

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