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Will the euro survive 2012?

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European Union leaders will be fighting to keep the eurozone intact in the first few months of 2012.

And yet predictions persist that Greece will have to leave the euro and other EU members might have to follow.

Stephen Sackur talks to three guests: the chief economist at Standard Chartered Bank, Gerard Lyons, Berenberg Bank's chief economist Holger Schmieding and Vicky Pryce who's a senior managing director at FTI Consulting in London.

What are the dangers facing the eurozone in 2012 and what effects could it have on the global economy?

Watch the full interview on BBC World News on Thursday 5 January at 04:30, 09:30, 15:30 and 21:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 04:30 on January 5 and 00:30 on Friday January 6.

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