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The G-Word: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide

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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2014-01-28

Rebuilding banking in Europe

Whether you like it or not, Europe's fortunes are closely linked to those of its banks. Even though the situation seems to be improving in the European banking sector, there are signs that all is not well. All the while Europe is trying to build a Banking Union, but will that be a help or a hindrance?

This debate is brought to you by France 24 together with the World Economic Forum.

WATCH THE SECOND PART OF THE DEBATE


 

Our guests

Wolfgang Schäuble

German Finance Minister

Federico Ghizzoni

CEO, UniCredit, Italy

Anshu Jain

Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank

Olli Rehn

Vice-President, Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Commission

Jeroen Dijsselbloem

President of the Eurogroup; Dutch Finance Minister

Lord J. Adair Turner

Senior Fellow, The Institute for New Economic Thinking

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