Definition of 'contagion'
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That transformation has significantly reduced the risks of financial contagion from a crisis in one sector. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is also a risk of wider contagion of the debt crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Central bankers are especially worried about the contagion effect. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It did little to stem the contagion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The spread of contagion and exit to other countries would be another matter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Teachers want to be able to spot the real culprit when the emotional contagion is negative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So is the fear that financial contagion will spread. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The risk of contagion throughout the banking system had to be managed and has been. The Sun (2008)His first instinct was to explain the risks of moral hazard rather than to stem contagion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The concern now is that the contagion will spread from the financial system to the real economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Both were meant to offer protection against financial contagion but both spread it dangerously. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It will show the handling problems that spread like a contagion through the team. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because of the risk of financial contagion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it has gone too far when the contagion spreads to these shores. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a risk of political contagion, too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Since then, this defiance has spread like a contagion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Meanwhile, the contagion is spreading to beasts with no protected status. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What has in fact happened is something closer to financial contagion, as many of the original mortgage borrowers have defaulted. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now academics are conducting research into the issue at two schools as part of a three-year experiment into social and emotional contagion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These financial instruments then, instead of containing risk, spread contagion across the world banking system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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