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Traders work the floor of the Mexican stock market in Mexico City. The havens that investors flocked to in the wake of the financial crisis, such as U.S. Treasuries, corporate debt, German bonds and emerging markets like Mexico, now pose some of the biggest risks.
Traders work the floor of the Mexican stock market in Mexico City. The havens that investors flocked to in the wake of the financial crisis, such as U.S. Treasuries, corporate debt, German bonds and emerging markets like Mexico, now pose some of the biggest risks.
(Michael Robinson-Chavez/AP)

Look out, that haven may not be so safe

In the years since the global financial crisis, institutional investors have flocked to a handful of havens where they could wait out the storms with their capital more or less intact. But it is these hiding places – including U.S. Treasuries, corporate debt, German bonds and the must-own emerging markets like Mexico – that now pose some the biggest risks.