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Soros on Europe

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 January 2012

One of the world's most famous investors, billionaire George Soros, gives his views on the eurozone crisis. He suggests that Germany's insistence on austerity may condemn Europe to a 'lost decade'.

Plus, Lesley Curwen speaks to Professor Jeffrey Golden who has founded a financial tribunal in the Hague aimed at resolving disputes arising from derivatives and other complex securities.

And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times looks at why the very richest in society are extremely shy about discussing their wealth.

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