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The protests in Egypt have caused many businesses to come to a standstill.
The protests in Egypt have caused many businesses to come to a standstill.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The political crisis in Egypt is now battering the country's economy
  • Businesses are closed, financial markets have stopped trading and food and fuel are becoming scarce
  • Plus, a special MME debate on the challenges facing the world's emerging markets

(CNN) -- IN FOCUS: Egypt's economy

The political crisis in Egypt is now battering the country's economy. With over a week of protests, the country has come to a standstill. Businesses are closed, financial markets have stopped trading and food and fuel are becoming scarce. This week MME takes a closer look at how the political turmoil is affecting the economy.

FACETIME: Marketplace Middle East roundtable

Protests in the Middle East highlight the common concerns amongst the emerging markets of rising unemployment, rapidly growing populations and rising inflation. This week in a special MME debate, Indonesia's Minister of Trade, the CEO of SABIC and other high-profile guests discuss the challenges facing the world's emerging markets.

Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:

Friday: 0915, 1745
Saturday: 0445
Sunday: 0615,1745
Mondays: 0145

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