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How coronavirus almost brought down the global financial system

The crisis has brought the economy to a near halt, and left millions of people out of work.

But thanks to intervention on an unprecedented scale, a…

In the third week of March, while most of our minds were fixed on surging coronavirus death rates and the apocalyptic scenes in hospital wards, global…

  • Adam Tooze
  • The Guardian

The price of shares in the world’s major corporations plunged.

The value of the dollar surged against every currency in the world, squeezing debtors everywhere from Indonesia to Mexico.

Trillion-dollar markets for government debt, the basic foundation of the financial system, lurched up and…

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