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What is the Euro bailout fund?

4 November 2011 Last updated at 16:39 GMT

Robert Peston, the BBC's Business Editor, explains what the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) is.

The EFSF is currently a temporary fund worth up to 440bn euros set up by the eurozone in May 2010.

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