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90 at 9: Japan downgraded; World Bank sees recovery by 2010; Aussie pension bonus for Kiwis

90 at 9: Japan downgraded; World Bank sees recovery by 2010; Aussie pension bonus for Kiwis


Bernard Hickey details the key news overnight in 90 seconds at 9am in association with ASB, including news that Japan's AAA foreign currency credit rating has been downgraded by Moody's, while the World Bank is predicting a global economic recovery by next year. Also, Denise McNabb at BusinessDay is reporting from Australia that up to A$13 billion of 'lost' pensions could be claimed and repatriated into KiwiSaver accounts by New Zealanders.

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Days to the General Election: 26
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