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Author Details : Anjala Kalsie, Ashima Arora

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 115-122

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A financial crisis of 2007-09 which started in advanced nation such as United States intersected with the freezing financial markets of the world economies and the suspended global trade, thereby transmuting into a global recession of intense gravity. The objective of this paper is to analysis the causes leading to such intense financial crisis which has hit the world at large. The leading indicators of financial crisis were securitization of mortgages, loose monetary policy stance adopted by the Federal Reserve, Basel norms which incentivized the investments in the mortgages, sovereign debt and GSE-sponsored mortgage backed securities more than the commercial and corporate loans, the rating agencies which awarded the lowest risk, high return ratings such as AAA to these assets, the inflationary pressure, substantial deregulation of the financial sector, bad computer modelling were the additional causes which helped in spreading the contagion of financial crises.

Key Words: Financial crisis, Regulatory framework, Rating agencies, Subprime lending, Global imbalance.

How to cite : Kalsie A, Arora A, MULTIDIMENSIONALITY OF US FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2007-2009. J Manag Res Anal 2015;2(2):115-122

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