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Banking and Finance after COVID-19

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-59
Number of pages11
JournalKing's Law Journal
Issue number1

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Health care and pharmaceutics aside, there is no sector more important than banking and finance for helping the real economy to weather the COVID-19 storm. The arch villain of the Global Financial Crisis has become a saviour during COVID-19. The relaxation of regulation and a renewed readiness to socialize loan losses may be justified when much of the economy is in lockdown. In the long run, it will not be sustainable. Post-COVID-19, a new equilibrium has to emerge in order to help fortify public finances in preparation for the next exogenous shock.

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