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WBR: Stock markets fall sharply 10 Oct 14

October 10th, 2014

Episode 36 of 865 episodes

Stock markets drop sharply for a second day as fears grow of a fresh global economic slowdown. Poor German economic data and recent pessimism from the International Monetary Fund have been blamed, but how worried should we be? We speak to Marie Diron, from credit ratings agency Moody's. We speak to Nick Woodman, the surfer-turned-millionaire boss of GoPro, which makes tiny high definition cameras. Plus, we find out about the revival of the UK high street, thanks to fish and chip shops and tattoo parlours.

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