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Bankers' president sees reasons to be optimistic

The president of the Isle of Man Bankers' Association says he can sense some signs of economic recovery, one year on from the start of the global economic crisis.

John Coyle, who is also managing director of Standard Bank, says only time will tell what exactly was to blame for the crisis.

But, a year to the day after the Lehman Brothers collapse started a domino effect around the world's economies, there are reasons to be optimistic.

He says we are through the worst of the effects, but shouldn't become complacent:

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