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Issue - 2116
Dated - 30 Aug 2008
Why can't energy firms pick up the bill?

"British economy grinds to a halt" cried the headlines last weekend. Charles Bean, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, said the current economic downturn could "drag on for some considerable time" – especially since there always seemed to be "another grenade" waiting to explode in the financial markets.

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