The COVID Shockdown: Navigating an Unprecedented Economic Crisis

Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist at HSBC, shares an analysis of the short- and long-term impacts of the current crisis.

A dangerous pandemic in a highly integrated global economy is an unprecedented shock. With ever more countries in lockdown, HSBC is forecasting a record drop in global GDP, to -3.3% for 2020 (HSBC House Views: April 2020)

Guest speaker, Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist, HSBC, assesses the short- and long-term economic effects of the lockdown measures and discussed the impact on broader trends like globalization and rising global debt.

Watch this webinar to learn about:

  • How market upheaval from COVID-19 is impacting the global economy today
  • What to expect from the recession - risks, recovery, and more
  • Long-term impact on trends like globalization, debt, and new policies

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Janet Henry
Global Chief Economist

Janet has been Global Chief Economist at HSBC since August 2015. She was previously HSBC’s Chief European Economist and is a member of Handelsblatt’s Shadow ECB Council. Janet joined HSBC in 1996 in Hong Kong where she worked as an Asian economist in the run-up to, and aftermath of, the Asian crisis. From 1999 to 2007 she was a Global Economist during which time her original work on globalisation – including the global determinants of local inflation – was widely recognised.


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