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A dangerous imbalance

Growing assets and shrinking yields are fuelling a big source of risk in the financial system.

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Since last July, the dollar has strengthened by 25 per cent versus a basket of global currencies as currency markets are into one of the most volatile periods on record. And, perhaps no area is more affected by technology today than jobs. Factories are increasingly staffed by robots, not labourers.

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Since last July, the dollar has strengthened by 25 per cent versus a basket of global currencies as currency markets are into one of the most volatile periods on record. And, perhaps no area is more affected by technology today than jobs. Factories are increasingly staffed by robots, not labourers.

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More oil price shocks can be expected as production decisions and the demand side seek equilibrium.

FINANCIAL, technological and social changes are remaking the global economy and the way capital flows through it. Divergence is increasing, as nations around the world follow different trajectories in economic growth, monetary policy, asset prices and currency valuations.

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