Investors take time out to refocus on risk

McCormick, Dominic
December 2008
Money Management;12/4/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p20
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the impact of economic crisis on the global financial markets and economies in Australia. He stresses that margin lending is becoming the strategy of some investors with margin loans outstanding down over $10 billion from December 2007-September 2008. The author added that the crisis highlighted the dangers of leverage and how much leverage had developed in every corner of the financial system.


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