От финансового кризиса к долговому?

КЕМБРИДЖ. Все, от королевы Англии до временно уволенных рабочих автомобильной промышленности, хотят знать, почему многие эксперты не видели приближающегося финансового кризиса. Это затруднительный вопрос. Как могут политики быть так уверены в том, что финансовая катастрофа вскоре снова не повторится, когда, по-видимому, у них не было и мысли о том, что такой кризис вообще может произойти?

Ответ не очень обнадеживает. По существу, еще присутствует большой риск того, что финансовый кризис просто дремлет по мере того, как он медленно трансформируется в долговой кризис правительств.

К лучшему или худшему, причина того, что большинство инвесторов сейчас намного увереннее, чем несколько месяцев назад, заключается в том, что правительства во всем мире раскинули широкую сеть безопасности под большей частью финансовой системы. В то же время они поддержали экономики, сохраняя масштабный дефицит, а центральные банки снизили процентные ставки почти до нуля.

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