ITB: Costing the Terror Threat01/24/15
Billions of dollars are being spent trying to keep our towns and cities safe from the global terror threat but is it money well spent? Listen to former US Assistant Secretary of State James Rubin, the man in charge of policing London before the 7/7...
Business Daily: QE at the ECB: Who Benefits?
Shares rise, the euro falls, and bond yields drop as the ECB unveils quantitative easing
BizDaily: QE at the ECB: Who Benefits?
In the eurozone, shares rise, the currency falls, and bond yields drop as the European Central Bank unveils quantitative easing. Will all that money being printed ever trickle down to the real economy? We ask Andrew Wilson, chief executive officer of...
BizDaily: The ECB's Massive Stimulus Boost
The European Central Bank announces a 60bn euros per month asset-buying programme as the eurozone economy continues to flag. The BBC's Andrew Walker talks us through the details, and Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks MacDonald,...
Business Daily: The ECB's Massive Stimulus Boost
All the reaction to the European Central Bank's launch of a 1.1tn euro stimulus plan.
BizDaily: ECB & Quantitative Easing: Will it Work?
The European Central Bank is expected to announce a massive asset-buying programme - otherwise known as quantitative easing, or QE - in an effort to revive the eurozone economy, but skeptics say it may not make much of a difference. Plus, we look at...
Business Daily: ECB & Quantitative Easing: Will it Work?
Will the European Central Bank's asset-buying spree help save the eurozone economy?
Business Daily: Is the US Economy Healed?
President Barack Obama says the US economy is healed: Is he right?
BizDaily: Is the US Economy Healed?
In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said that the US economy is healed and it's time to turn the page, and create a stronger and more expensive safety net for middle class and poor Americans. Is he right? We speak to Adam Posen,...
Business Daily: Is Global Growth Stalling?
New growth figures from China and an IMF global forecast provide pause for thought.
BizDaily: Is Global Growth Stalling?
Growth figures from China are the lowest in nearly 25 years.And the IMF has reduced its earlier global forecast. What's of most concern? We hear from Olivier Blanchard, the IMF's chief economist, and from Miranda Carr, director of the UK consultancy,...
Business Daily: India and Greenpeace
Is India trying to stifle freedom of speech for pressure groups?
BizDaily: India and Greenpeace
Are India's leaders prioritising economic growth over freedom of expression for environmental pressure groups like Greenpeace? We hear from Priya Pillai, a campaigner for Greenpeace India, and get the response from Narasimha Rao from the ruling...
ITB: The Women's Slice
If women had an equal slice of the global economic cake, output could soar by as much as 40%. So it seems like a no brainer that women might then look forward to a fairer share? And yet the division of the economic spoils for women in terms of job...
BizDaily: Is Switzerland Losing its Shine?
Is Switzerland in danger of losing its status as a safe haven for investors? And who are the winners and losers of the sharp rise in the Swiss Franc? We ask Kern Alexander, professor at the University of Zurich. Also on the programme, why don't women...
BizDaily: The Economic Life of North Korea
Steve Evans in Seoul investigates the evolving economy of North Korea. He speaks to Andrei Lankov, a Russian academic in Seoul, who explains how capitalism is bleeding in to North Korean society. Swiss businessman Felix Abt tells him how he set up the...
BizDaily: South Korea and the Family Firm
Why does the family firm work in South Korea when in many countries hereditary leaders aren't considered to be the best bosses. Plus the government's attempts to put everything online with its e-Government programme.
BizDaily: Deflation danger for the euro?
Business Daily is gripped by the spectre of falling prices. A good thing, some might reckon, as everything in the shops gets cheaper. But the legacy of past crises suggests it's not so simple. Could deflation spell disaster for the eurozone. What is...
BizDaily: Oil Price: Using super-tankers for storage
We explore the effect a crashing oil price is having on oil companies - it's reported some of them are renting entire ocean-going super-tankers just to store the stuff while they wait for the price to rise. Also, in the year of a crucial global...
ITB: Stormy Weather Ahead for 2015?
Stalling growth in China - stalling growth in many places for that matter - Eurozone debt with Greece teetering on the brink, rock bottom oil prices, Middle East unrest and Putin with his back against the wall. How significant a year will 2015 be for...
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