IMF warns of 'somewhat' greater global financial risk

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde. PHOTO | GEORG HOCHMUTH | AFP

What you need to know:

  • At the top of the list are worries about emerging economies, especially Argentina and Turkey, two countries with heavy external debt.
  • Argentina has twice had to go to the Washington-based lender for aid, including the latest deal for a $57 billion three-year loan.

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