Audio Slideshow: A guide to the credit crunch

It seems as though the term 'credit crunch' is becoming common parlance. But do you know what it actually is - or how it came about?

Spend a few minutes with the BBC's Business Editor Robert Peston, as he explains why we are in the middle of a global financial crisis.

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Production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 24 October 2008.


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