How Worried Should Investors Be About Asian Debt?
The International Monetary Fund said rising debt levels in major Asian economies have become a significant risk, even as the region remains on track to post solid economic growth. Asia-Pacific economies as a group will decelerate only slightly, to 5.3 percent this year and next, from 5.4 percent in 2015, the Washington-based fund said in an annual regional report published Tuesday. City Financial Investment Director Peter Toogood discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown."
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