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Asia falling : making sense of the Asian crisis and its aftermath / Callum Henderson.

By: Henderson, CallumMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : McGraw-Hill, c1998. ISBN: 0070281483Subject(s): Foreign exchange rates -- AsiaDDC classification: 332.456095 LOC classification: HG3968
Contents:
1. The Objective - Growth at Any Price -- 2. The Hype - Emerging Market Fever -- 3. The Warning - Dollar-Yen Rebounds -- 4. The Precedent - Mexico -- 5. The Catalyst - Thailand -- 6. The Meltdown - One by One -- 7. The Aftermath - Recrimination -- 8. The Banker - Japan's Exposure -- 9. The Fundamentals - Problems, Challenges, and Opportunities -- 10. The Rescue - The IMF, Then Rubin, Then Soros -- 11. The Danger - China Unscathed or the Next Crisis?
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-318) and index.

1. The Objective - Growth at Any Price -- 2. The Hype - Emerging Market Fever -- 3. The Warning - Dollar-Yen Rebounds -- 4. The Precedent - Mexico -- 5. The Catalyst - Thailand -- 6. The Meltdown - One by One -- 7. The Aftermath - Recrimination -- 8. The Banker - Japan's Exposure -- 9. The Fundamentals - Problems, Challenges, and Opportunities -- 10. The Rescue - The IMF, Then Rubin, Then Soros -- 11. The Danger - China Unscathed or the Next Crisis?

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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