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German banks

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 02 July 2009

Business Daily casts an eye over German banks. Are they as safe and prudent as they seem? We hear how one bank based in the north of the country, went global, got into all sorts of exotic credit instruments and, subsequently, got into trouble. Lesley Curwen talks to the man who refused to sign over taxpayers' money for a bailout of the bank.


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