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    Counting the Cost - Recovery hopes dashed - 28 Jun 09 - Part 2

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Counting the Cost offers the latest business and economic news from around the world.

    Spring of 2009 brought budding hope of an economic recovery, but investor expectations have fallen short. The recently released World Bank report forecast a grim year ahead.

    This week on the programme, we also examine Beirut's ailing job market, look at the finances of the footballing world and investigate Malaysian loan sharks preying on their victims.