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BBC News world economy debate


BBC News held a debate on the current global financial crisis: World economy on the brink?

The discussion was chaired by Andrew Neil and featured leading members of the financial world including:

George Magnus, senior economic adviser, UBS

Ken Courtis, former vice chairman of Goldman Sachs, Asia

Terry Smith, chairman Collins Stewart investment banking group

Jim Chanos, founder and president of Kynikos Associates, a dedicated short-selling hedge fund

and BBC business editor Robert Peston.


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