11 Nov '11, 2am

Governments knew they had to act early and decisively: PM Lee

Governments knew they had to act early and decisively: PM Lee

Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong. -- ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI By Janice Heng The European governments knew that to tackle the euro zone debt crisis, they had to 'get in decisively early, with a big package, and instil confidence', said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a TV interview. The approach is not new, he added, pointing out that the world had experienced it during the 2008-09 global financial crisis, particularly in the United States. 'But politically they're finding it very hard to do,' Mr Lee told CNBC in an interview, an excerpt of which was broadcast on Thursday. Background story PM Lee observed that 'once you have a big meeting, you expect a big solution'. But the European crisis 'is not one that's susceptible to a single, big solution'. The need for governments to over-react and instil confidence in a massive way was imperative 'because by the time the markets a...

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