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Slow economic growth to be 'prolonged', says BoE economist

Many of the world's major economies face a prolonged period of slow growth, according to the Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane.

He said debt levels for households, companies and governments are still too high in mature economies like the UK's.

The 2008 global financial meltdown was still being felt, he told BBC economics correspondent Robert Peston.

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