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Markets taking a 'benign view' of global downside risks: IMF

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 05:50

The IMF observed, "markets have taken a relatively benign view of these downside risks, suggesting the potential for a swift repricing of risks in the event of policy disappointment".


AS GLOBAL economic activity accelerates, markets may be taking too "benign" a view of threats to the financial system that could accompany increased risk taking, especially as official regulation is rolled back in the US and elsewhere, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on

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