The Credit Crunch a Decade On - Some Big Numbers
Here is a really snazzy graphic that might be used in lessons when teaching the background to and the aftermath of the credit crunch which started in earnest ten years ago.
Overall the cost of bailing out the banking sector exceeded £135 billion.
10 years ago £1 was worth $2.02 and €1.48. Today £1 is worth $1.30 and €1.107
Torsten Bell writes in the Guardian arguing that the last decade has seen numerous missed opportunities by policy-makers.
Channel 4 news fact check on what has happened to average wages in the ten years since the credit crunch started.
And a focus here on what happened to the mortgage market before, during and after the crisis.
Alastair Darling's recollections and current fears
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