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Financial asset prices have been inflated by ultra-loose monetary policies being implemented by central banks around the world, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday. "By fostering risk-taking and the search for yield, accommodative monetary policies ... contribute to an environment of elevated asset price valuations and exceptionally subdued volatility," the Switzerland-based organization said in its quarterly review. The Federal Reserve will meet this week. [Full Story]
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