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How did the US react to Tim Geithner's ECB visit?

31 July 2012 Last updated at 16:08 BST

Speculation that the European Central Bank could restart its bond buying programme has followed hard on the heels of a meeting between US Treasury Secretary, Tim Geithner and the German finance minister in Berlin.

In a joint statement the two politicians emphasised "the need for ongoing international co-operation and coordination to achieve sustainable public finances, reduce global macroeconomic imbalances, and restore growth".

5 liveUp All Night asked Chris Low, chief economist at the financial services firm FTN Financial in New York, what he made of Mr Geithner's visit.

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