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Financial crisis: World round-up



Historians will refer to it as the crash of 2008 - the world's worst financial crisis in almost 80 years.

Banks collapsed, markets tumbled and governments are struggling to cope with the fallout from weeks of economic turmoil. BBC World News looks at how countries around the world have been affected.

CREDIT CRUNCH HITS EGYPT

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What does the crunch mean for the Arab world's most populous country?

ROTTEN ROOTS OF THE CRUNCH

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Matt Frei reports from the US on the rotten roots of the credit crunch

FEARS OF A RUSSIAN OLIGARCH

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Russia feels the credit pinch, as Jonathan Charles reports

PESTON'S GLOBAL ASSESSMENT

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The BBC's business editor on which countries have been worst hit

SINGAPORE'S SHIPPING AT RISK

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The economic impact on one busy port in Singapore

INDIA FACES THE SQUEEZE

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Nik Gowing on how business in India is affected

JAPAN FEELS THE STRAIN

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John Sudworth on how Japan's export market is struggling





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