by UBS

Have we reached peak financialisation?

The rise of financialisation has been a driving force in the global economy for the last few decades. But the FT’s Rana Foroohar believes companies that focus more on markets than the real economy will begin to experience diminishing returns, while high levels of corporate debt could be a harbinger of future economic trouble.

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