Jan 28: Has the global economy reached a tipping point?

Davos, January 28 2010. Stephen Green, chairman of HSBC, introduces from left to right, discussion moderator, Stephen King, chief economist, HSBC, Lionel Barber, FT Editor, Bader al-Saad, head of the Kuwait Investment Authority, Durmus Yilmaz, Turkey's central bank governor and Stuart Gulliver, chairman Europe, global banking & markets, HSBC. Mr King opens the discussion by arguing the economic world has reached a tipping point over the last two years as noticably emerging nations did not this time suffer when the US "caught a cold" but in fact "went shopping".