Economists call for action on risk of dollar liquidity crunch

Global fintech

Policy-makers need to take action to improve the resilience of the global financial system, as the risk of a “dollar liquidity crunch” is growing, a new report warns.

André Icard and Philip Turner say a confluence of factors is creating global risks that may be difficult to tackle. Dollar resources to backstop the system from central bank reserves, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or Federal Reserve swap lines are either limited or, in the latter case, contingent on political will.


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