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IMF crisis

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 18 May 2011

Is the leadership crisis at the IMF a chance for the organisation to change, by appointing a leader from an emerging nation?

Business Daily's Washington commentator James Srodes, who's been covering IMF stories for four decades, suggests that the scandal is just another episode in its long history of crises.

Plus, the pressures of life at the top. Lesley Curwen talks to Steve Tappin, who is a personal confidante for 13 FTSE-100 bosses in Britain, plus leading CEOs in China and India.



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