IMF concerned about overheating in Asia

By Staff | April 29, 2013 | Last updated on April 29, 2013
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The International Monetary Fund has raised concerns over fast credit growth and soaring asset prices in Asia as a result of growing fund flows.

The Fund has a positive outlook for the region as a leader of the global growth, but it’s tempered with a cautionary note to policymakers about the region’s potential for overheating, reports

Rapidly rising regional currencies, stock and real estate prices and the potential for stronger capital controls are factors that could create conditions unsuitable for foreign investors, it warns.

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