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OECD flags 'disconnect' between optimism in financial markets and fundamentals

It says market volatility and policy uncertainties could also derail modest economic recovery

Global economic growth should rise to 3.3 per cent in 2017 from just under 3 per cent last year and accelerate modestly to around 3.5 per cent in 2018, the OECD said in its latest Economic Outlook update, but this is by no means assured.


THERE is a "disconnect" between the optimistic view financial markets appear to be taking of global economic prospects and underlying fundamentals, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) warned on Tuesday in an unusually blunt assessment.


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