Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Today, March 30 - The Greek Bailout

Greece has won a major pledge of financial support from the other countries that use the euro and the International Monetary Fund in a deal that aims to halt a government debt crisis undermining confidence in Europe's currency union. But it’s a deal that has highlighted sharp differences between other members of the eurozone.

These guys explain why the Greeks are in such a mess - and why some are reluctant to help them out.

Jan Friederich, Senior Economist in the Global Forecasting team and Deputy Product Manager, Country Forecasting
Services, at the Economist Intelligence Unit

Zhao Xijun, deputy dean of the School of Finance at the Renmin University

Andrew Colqhoun, Fitch Ratings, Hong Kong

Audio: The Greek Bailout (Hour 1)

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