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El-Erian Links ‘Strange Risks’ Like Brexit to Faltering Economy

  • Brexit is a ‘big question mark’ for institutional structure
  • Allianz’s El-Erian cites ‘very unusual financial conditions’
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El-Erian: Brexit Doesn’t Solve Issue of Low Growth

Allianz SE’s Mohamed El-Erian said the prospect of a U.K. exit from the European Union shows how politics can accelerate economic disruption.

“When you run an economy at low growth for a long time, strange things start to happen,” El-Erian said Monday on Bloomberg Television. “Strange risks start to occur. And Brexit is yet another one. So is the anti-establishment movement that has given rise to the Brexit referendum.”