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IMF Says Spike in Japan Bond Yields Could Disrupt Global Markets

November 24, 2011

Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- A spike in Japanese government bond yields could result in an abrupt withdrawal of liquidity from global capital markets and risk “disruptive adjustments” in exchange rates, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released on its website yesterday. The IMF was discussing the risk that yields may jump because of concerns about the nation’s fiscal sustainability.

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