Desmond Supple

Philippines - S&P's about face

S&P''s recent downgrade of the Philippines poses some questions about the rating process and the country''s debt management programme.
October 22, 2000

THB implications of Thai inflation targeting

The BOT''s outline for inflation targeting appears, on the whole, to be sensible. However, the new monetary policy framework does not alter the view that USD/THB will trade higher to 43.0 by year-end.
June 01, 2000

A second Korean financial crisis?

Doom-sayers are predicting a return to the bad old days in Korea - but, says Desmond Supple of Barclays Capital, the upswing is not over yet.
June 01, 2000