06/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Soros: Economic Downslide Easing

BERLIN (Reuters) -- The downward trend in the financial crisis is easing and national economic stimulus packages are starting to work, billionaire investor George Soros was quoted as saying by a German newspaper on Monday.

Soros also told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily that Asia would be the first region to pull out of the crisis and China was set to overtake the United States as the engine of world growth.

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