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Markets are ignoring serious risks, says Citigroup chief economist

Willem Buiter lists some of them - China, Brexit, the US economy and the EU

Dr Buiter said that "Trump risk" has also not been properly priced. The threat of trade wars has ebbed, but that of trade skirmishes, particularly with China, remain.


FINANCIAL markets are "completely ignoring" serious downside risks to the global economy emanating from sources such as China, Brexit, the US economy and the European Union (EU), Citigroup's global chief economist Willem Buiter has said.

Speaking at the Asian Monetary...

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