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Markets turmoil: What you need to know

Instability on the stock markets has continued, despite better-than-expected US jobs figures announced on Friday.

There have been sharp falls in the past 24 hours amid a crisis of confidence due to the eurozone debt crisis and concerns about weak economic recovery in the US and Europe.

BBC Business Correspondent Jonty Bloom explains what is happening, who is affected and what the possible solutions are.

  • 05 Aug 2011