The US government is suing Standard & Poor’s accusing the agency of knowingly inflating its ratings of risky mortgage-related investments, of the kind that helped to trigger the financial crisis.
The British government says it has learned lessons from the crisis with the finance minister proposing banking reforms.
At the same time France’s president is pushing for more control of exchange rates for the euro.
In the programme we report on those issues and discuss them with Jonathan Ferro of Bloomberg.
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- 3Saudi Arabia responds to low oil prices with economic reform plan
- 4VW counts cost of emissions scandal as other German carmakers join massive recall
- 5As iPhone sales slide, what is Apple’s next big money maker?
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