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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2011-03-29

Peter Westaway, Chief European Economist, Nomura International

Days after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the world's third-largest economy is in shock. Will the country bounce back like it did after the quake in Kobe in 1995? What impact will it have on the markets and the global economy? Peter Westaway, Chief European Economist at Nomura International, discusses these issues with France 24's Tom Burges Watson.

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