Adele. Age: 28.
Asian financial crisismajor global financial crisis that destabilized the Asian economy and then the world economy at the end of the s. The —98 Asian financial crisis began in Thailand and then quickly spread to neighbouring economies. It began as a currency crisis when Bangkok unpegged the Thai baht from the U.
Kiara. Age: 27.
Asian Financial Crisis 1997
The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia and Southeast Asia beginning in July and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion. Capital flight ensued, beginning an international chain reaction. At the time, Thailand had acquired a burden of foreign debt that made the country effectively bankrupt even before the collapse of its currency. IndonesiaSouth Koreaand Thailand were the countries most affected by the crisis.
Sariah. Age: 22.
1997 Asian financial crisis
Typically countries experienced rapid devaluation and capital outflows as investor confidence turned from over-exuberance to contagious pessimism as the structural imbalances in the economy became more apparent. Due to the financial instability, the IMF was requested to intervene. Unlike the debt crisis in Latin America, the debt crisis in East Asia stemmed from inappropriate borrowing by the private sector. Due to high rates of economic growth and a booming economy, private firms and corporations looked to finance speculative investment projects.
Academic journal article Multinational Business Review. In Springcurrency turmoil erupted in Southeast Asia. This currency crisis, in turn, triggered the market rout on Wall Street on October 27,