Scrip's Stock Tracker - January 2009
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In the global economy, January 2009 was characterised by further indications of widespread recessions (including confirmation of the first UK recession since 1991) and new concerns over the stability of banks. Moves on specific banks included a US bailout for Bank of America, and the nationalisation in Ireland of AIB. There were occasional signs of life though, with some bonds issued by strong companies.
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