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Bank of Canada eyes China risk, still elevated housing concern

OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada’s financial system is robust despite lingering concern about a stretched housing market, while external risks from China have increased, the Bank of Canada said on Thursday.

The bank said in its semiannual Financial System Review that household debt and overvalued housing remained the most important vulnerability.

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      "Canada tech, media and telecoms reporter based in Toronto, with emphasis on Research In Motion and including coverage of Rogers, Bell Canada, Telus, the new mobile entrants and the tech companies filling in the gaps. Previously spent two years in Cairo bureau chasing Orascom Telecom's Naguib Sawiris. Prior to that, spent a year learning the ropes in London."
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