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Financial markets could be over-heating, warns central bank body  

A Lehman Brothers sign is removedInvestors are ignoring warning signs that financial markets could be overheating and consumer debts are rising to unsustainable levels, the global body for central banks has warned in its quarterly financial health check.

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said the situation in the global economy was similar to the pre-2008 crash era when investors, seeking high returns, borrowed heavily to invest in risky assets, despite moves by central banks to tighten access to credit. Read more HERE.

Published on 04/12/2017 @ 14h06   | |