Business Daily: Skyscrapers05/25/15
130 years after the first skyscraper, why is the race to the top still as hot as ever?
ITB: Climate Change: The Business End
If you could put one question to key business leaders and policy people on climate change, what would it be? We put your questions and get you some answers at the Paris climate summit where our guests include Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary...
BizDaily: Ethiopia: Democracy versus Growth?
Ahead of elections in Ethiopia, Business Daily looks at one of Africa's more remarkable tales of recovery: more than a decade of double-digit growth, in what was once a by-word for war and famine. But has freedom been a casualty of Ethiopia's growth...
Business Daily: Ethiopia: Democracy v Growth?
Ethiopia has had a decade of double-digit growth but has freedom been a casualty of boom?
Business Daily: Stiglitz on Inequality
Joseph Stiglitz on why the gap between rich and poor has grown so wide
BizDaily: Stiglitz on Inequality
Joseph Stiglitz explains why he thinks the gap between rich and poor has grown so wide. Also Marie Keyworth reports from Haifa in Israel on how the local heavy industry has sparked a health scare.
Business Daily: West Bank Business Blues
Palestinian businesses in the West Bank, the problems they face and what Israel is doing
BizDaily: West Bank Business Blues
Marie Keyworth speaks to a paper manufacturer, an accountant working for the Palestinian Authority and an American-Palestinian businessman, among others, about the headaches of doing business in the occupied West Bank. The territory's economy must...
Business Daily: Gaza's Broken Economy
A year after the conflict with Israel, how do ordinary people make a living in Gaza?
BizDaily: Gaza's Broken Economy
Almost a year after the conflict with Israel, the BBC's Marie Keyworth reports from Gaza looking at the economy there and how ordinary Gazans are getting by. And as technology entrepreneurs and investors meet at the University of Oxford's Said...
BizDaily: Bonds: No Longer Boring
Bond markets are supposed to be boring. They're usually very predictable but in the past month bond prices have staged sharp drops. Gareth Isaac, fixed income fund manager at the investment house Schroders in London, explains what's going on and what...
BizDaily: Modi in China
As India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China, we ask his official biographer Lance Price what he's like as a leader. Also, should we fear robots? Zoe Kleinman spends the night in a house staffed entirely by them, while James Srodes considers...
BizDaily: The Ageing World
The world's population is getting older. By the year 2050, nearly two billion people on the planet will be 60 or over. So who's going to look after them all? Mariko Oi reports from Japan on its experience with a rapidly ageing population, while Anu...
BizDaily: US Arctic Oil: Risky but Necessary?
US Arctic Oil: Is Washington's call to allow exploration off Alaska's Coast worthwhile or too risky? A former President of the Shell Oil Company, John Hofmeister, weighs up the issues, as well as a leading UK marine biologist, Dr Simon Boxall,...
BizDaily: Baltimore Riots: Lead Paint and Deprivation
Baltimore: Did economics create the conditions for the riots, or was it partly down to lead-based paint? We consider some less well known challenges facing America's urban poor. We hear from one inspiring urban campaigner, Munir Bahar, who says the...
BizDaily: Greece Faces Insolvency
The Greek government is facing intense pressure to do a deal quickly on terms that the eurozone will accept, but at home is being told that it cannot renege on its promises to end austerity. We hear from some of the people of Thessaloniki who reflect...
ITB: UK Election: What's Up for Business Now?
What does David Cameron's return as Prime Minister of Britain mean economically and for business in the UK? Will the planned vote on Britain's EU membership lead to months of uncertainty? And we look at the longer-term economic implications of this...
BizDaily: Young, Jobless and European
Unemployment in Europe remains a stubborn problem and nowhere more so than at the very heart of Europe - Brussels. Up to 20 percent of adults in Belgium's capital city are out of work. Tanya Beckett reports from Brussels on the extent of youth...
BizDaily: Flash Crash: Could It Happen Again?
The man US authorities accuse of causing a massive collapse in financial markets five years ago is in court again in London for a bail hearing. But many in financial markets are asking how a single trader can wield so much power? Is it a case of...
BizDaily: Financial Technology - Disruptive or Not?
How much do crowd-funding, electronic currencies, peer-to-peer and other forms of FinTech lending, threaten to disrupt the traditional banking model? The BBC's Simon Jack, reporting live from London's FinTech hub, Level39, speaks to the founder of...
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