Financial Crisis And Its Effects On Economy

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In 1997, Asia financial crisis broke out. It brought a huge and negative influence on economy of Asia, even the world economy. Financial crisis which is the value of financial assets decline, lots of financial institution out of business or stock market crash. Currency plays an important role in the market. It is a base that keep economic stability in the country. When currency change significantly, the country’s economy in turmoil. The financial crisis started from Thailand, and then Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries, domestic currency depreciate and stock market downfall. Neal Maroney wrote that “six Asian countries (Indonesia, South Korean, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand) from October…show more content…
Those capital directly or indirectly affect the stock and estate market that result in house price and stock rose sharply. Then bubble economy is formed. At the same time, the production cost increased and make investment environment got worse. Thai Baht was depreciated greatly, the unemployment rate increased and then economic recession. On November 1997, South Korean also get the influence on their exchange currency. Moreover, lots of banks and security companies went bankrupt in Japan. At this point, Asian financial crisis started. At the second stage, in Indonesia, financial crisis broke out again in 1998. They faced the most serious economic recession in their history. The International Monetary Funds had made a strategy to deal with it to help Indonesia, but failed to achieve the desired results. Indonesia government have to implemented a new monetary policy, yet International Monetary Funds and America against it. Indonesia have a big trouble on Political and economy: sharply fall in exchange rate, interest rate volatile, inflation increase rapidly and government deficit increase and so on. After the crisis spread to Japan, Japanese yen also depreciated. And the problem of financial became more serious. Many large industries were forced shut down. At the last stage of crisis, a increasing number of countries got the economic problem. International speculator George Soros is a currency speculator and stock
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