International Markets And The Threat Of A U.S. Government Shutdown

International Markets And The Threat Of A U.S. Government Shutdown

With the looming threat of a government shutdown in the U.S., global oil prices are down and trading in Asian markets has slowed. As the financial consequences at home become clearer, we consider the possible economic effects of a shutdown on global markets.

With the looming threat of a government shutdown in the U.S., global oil prices are down and trading in Asian markets has slowed. As the financial consequences at home become clearer, we consider the possible economic effects of a shutdown on global markets.

Guests

Robin Harding

US economics editor, Financial Times

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