• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:32 GMT, Saturday, 6 August 2011 09:32 UK

'This is a real crisis now'


The turmoil on the stock markets this week has caused increasing fears that western economies will neither be able to grow or pay their debts.

Andrew Cave, chief spokesperson for the federation of small businesses and John Stepek, editor of MoneyWeek magazine, discuss what the crisis means for the UK's consumers and businesses.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 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