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)

How Big of a Problem Are China's Non-Performing Loans?
24:08 - Jonathan Cornish, head of north Asia bank ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses China's latest debt for equity swap, China's non-performing loans and the outlook for the credit market. He speaks to Bloomberg's Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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