Asia Falling: Making Sense of the Asian Crisis and Its Aftermath

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McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Business & Economics - 330 pages
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Veteran Asia-watcher Callum Henderson - Standard & Poor's senior authority on the Asian currency market and one of the few insiders to counsel caution during the heady boom days - delivers a first-hand examination of the political and economic events that led to Asia's currency crisis. Written with clarity and objectivity, and supported by fact-filled case studies of Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia, this book goes beyond the hyperbole and the punditry to give investors an in-depth, country-by-country analysis of the crisis, and forecast the economic effects on the region; provide policy-level political analysis on governmental actions and reactions that led to Asia's ongoing currency crisis; and outline specific opportunities resulting from the Asian currency crisis and its consequent economic impact.

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In this penetrating analysis of the Asian currency crisis and its global impact, the author, a currency expert, downplays many of the popular conspiracy theories while focusing on more systemic problems, such as excessive foreign debt, problem loans, or mismanaged economies. Read full review

Contents

The ObjectiveGrowth at Any Price
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The WarningDollarYen Rebounds
29
The MeltdownOne by One
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About the author (1998)

CALLUM HENDERSON is Head of FX Strategy for a leading international bank, based in Singapore. A wide-quoted authority of both emerging and currency markets, Mr Henderson has spent the past 16 years in the financial markets in various capacities and has written articles for many leading financial journals and given seminars around the world on global currency markets.
Mr Henderson is the author of three previous books covering the Asian economic story: the bestseller "Asia Falling," "China on the Brink" (awarded Best Business Book of 1999 by the Library Journal of the US) and "Asian Dawn,

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