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Italy's political crisis shakes markets

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 September 2013

Italian stocks fell and the country's cost of borrowing rose today after the former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi threatened to bring down the government - we find out whether Italy's political crisis is spiraling into financial meltdown. And, the clock is ticking on America's budget battle, can Republicans and Democrats agree a spending plan without forcing a government shutdown at midnight tonight? Plus, why so many Austrians are fed up with the single currency and Europe.

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