Summary: The latest financial stability review from the International Monetary Fund suggests risks have increased for equity investors due to the emerging markets and shrinking liquidity. However, it also highlights that equity valuations aren’t as stretched as they were before the GFC – providing some comfort for investors.
Key take-out: With liquidity risks likely to not be as bad as the IMF believes and equity valuations not too stretched, investment markets are probably more stable now, not less.
Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: Shares.