Keeping finances safe and sound

­Christine Lagarde – French Finance Minister

Today our guest is Christine Lagarde.

The eurozone has been through hard times. It cost hundreds of billions of euros to pull Greece from the brink of bankruptcy. The EU sent billions to Ireland to cover its huge debts. Portugal, Spain and Italy are also weak links. And despite some forecasts that the euro is doomed, countries like France and Germany are championing the currency. Why do they believe in it? We ask the French Finance Minister, Christine Lagarde.