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Crossover: How to protect global growth?

07-06-2012 23:47 BJT

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The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde says the Japanese yen could be set to rise further, if a prolonged crisis in the euro zone drives investors away from riskier assets. Full story>>

For more on the IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s visit to Japan, we are now joined on the line by our reporter Mike Firn in Tokyo.

Q1: Lagarde says Asia is not immune to the effects of the European debt crisis. She says that rising domestic demand and trade within Asia is helping ease the effects of slowing demand from the west. But she warns growth will still slowly. What more does Lagarde think can be done to protect growth?

Q2: Lagarde has met with Japan’s Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Central Bank Governor. What did she discuss with them?

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CNTV.CN

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