IMF says global financial risks harder to spot

April 15, 2015 9:38 PM

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WASHINGTON — The kaleidoscope of risk has shifted in the global economy in the wake of plunging commodities prices, the higher dollar and the impact of loose monetary policies, top officials of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.

Risks have "rotated" in three ways, José Viñals, head of the IMF's monetary and capital markets department, said: from banks to non-banks, from solvency risks to liquidity risks and from advanced economies to emerging market economies.

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