Page last updated at 10:00 GMT, Thursday, 5 January 2012

Will the euro survive 2012?


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.

Watch recent episodes online (UK only) or find out who is coming up on the programme by following us on Twitter.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific