WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund warned of systemic risks from the rapidly growing derivatives market, but didn't make any specific recommendations.

In a report on systemic risks in international finance, the IMF pointed to the tendency for derivative products to create arbitrage opportunities and strengthen links between markets, which increases the possibility that disruptions or increased uncertainty in these markets might spill over into other derivatives markets and into the cash market more readily than before.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.