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Growth Forecasts Cut in UK Budget

March 16th, 2016

Episode 667 of 863 episodes

We ask whether Britain's finance minister has a recipe for economic revival. Our regular economic commentator Roger Bootle offers his assessment, plus we have reaction to the day's announcements from a Welsh manufacturer, and Mike Cherry from the Federation of Small Businesses. On the day that a merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse is announced, the BBC's Ramzan Karmali explains the history of the LSE. And we hear about Chile's ambitions to become a world leader in stargazing.

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