Ten years after the 2008 financial crash, soaring foreign currency debt is endangering financial markets. It has already caused problems in emerging markets this year, states the Bank For International Settlements (BIS) latest quarterly report.
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The US dollar is underpinned by several factors. Despite that, it has fallen from its peak against major currencies in recent days. Is this a signal that the dollar bull market is nearing an end?
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Sanguine economists claim that forex traders are over-reacting about contagion dangers. Currency and bond trends indicate otherwise
The Turkish financial crisis exacerbates an emerging market foreign debt problem that has been brewing for some time.
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The risk comes from the potential rise in the US dollar against Asian currencies. Emerging nation borrowers will be squeezed
FOREIGN currency borrowing of Asian governments and corporations has soared to new heights, helping finance companies and boosting growth.
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