January 23rd, 2015
Episode 136 of 836 episodes
In the eurozone, shares rise, the currency falls, and bond yields drop as the European Central Bank unveils quantitative easing. Will all that money being printed ever trickle down to the real economy? We ask Andrew Wilson, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Also, the BBC's Mishal Husain speaks to Ana Botin, the chief executive officer of Spain's Santander bank, Europe's biggest lender. And as Greeks head to the polls on Sunday, Alberto Alesina, professor of political economy at Harvard University, and visiting professor at Milan's Bocconi University, talks about the risk of contagion for Italy.
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