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WBR Wall Street Update 16 April 15

April 16th, 2015

Episode 296 of 899 episodes

Earlier today the head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde issued a sobering warning to Greece about payment delays. In a matter of weeks it has to find 750 million euros to pay to the IMF and economist Roger Bootle of Captial Economics gave his reaction to Ms Lagarde's comments. Etsy, an online marketplace for a growing group of designers and makers has debuted on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York. The BBC's Kim Gittleson tells us more about the company which is now worth more than $3.5 billion dollars. Plus Cary Leahy from Decision Economics rounds up what happened on US stock markets.

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