Merkel Spars With Steinbrueck in TV Debate

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Social Democratic challenger Peer Steinbrueck sparred over the debt crisis and Germany's economic outlook in the only televised debate of the campaign for Sept. 22 federal elections. David Tweed reports on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton. (Source: Bloomberg)
Reasons Why BOJ Doesn't Want to Expand Stimulus
30:37 - Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, discusses the Bank of Japan's move to keep record stimulus unchanged and the outlook for the economy. She speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)
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