ITB: ...And what a year it was12/20/14
As 2014 draws to a close we look backwards and forwards to review some of the highs and lows of the year - nose-diving growth in Russia alongside the annexation of Crimea, Abe's reflationary blitz in Japan, mayhem and violence in the Middle East and...
Business Daily: Russia Sanctions: A Dangerous Game?
Russia sanctions: The political consequencesof weakening an already wounded economy
BizDaily: Russia Sanctions: A Dangerous Game?
Russia sanctions: What are the political consequences of weakening an already wounded Russian economy? We hear from former Kremlin advisor Alexander Nekrassov, and also John Lough, associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia program at the research...
Business Daily: Money: A Potted History
The history of money, from paper notes in 13th Century China to a cashless economy
BizDaily: Money: A Potted History
We take a historical journey, tracing paper money's origins in 13th Century China to the emergence of the US dollar as the global reserve currency of choice. We look at the development of a cashless society in some northern European economies. And,...
Business Daily: Malawi Land Grabs
Are Malawian smallholder farmers suffering land seizures at the hands of big business?
BizDaily: Malawi land grabs
Are Malawian smallholder farmers suffering land seizures at the hands of big business? We look at claims that Malawian smallholders have suffered land seizures in the country. They claim plots have been taken from them by force for the sake of rich...
Business Daily: Willful Blindness
What is willful blindness and why do so many corporation succumb to it?
BizDaily: Willfull Blindness
In the past ten years, there have been a string of organizational failures, hundreds, even thousands of people could see what was going on but acted as though they were blind. Silence ensured the problems continued and allowed them to grow. The...
Business Daily: Global Impact of ever Cheaper Oil
Dropping oil prices put pressure on markets across the world
BizDaily: Global impact of ever cheaper oil
It's the biggest story in the world economy right now - the dramatic fall in the price of oil. It's clearly bad news for oil producers but surely it is good news for the rest of us? So why are the financial markets spooked? Plus, we're venturing to...
ITB: China exhales: the global impact of Chinese deflation
As China's economy slows this engine room of production is adjusting its prices down in order to stay in the global game. So are we seeing Chinese deflation on the horizon? And as prices fall there, what will the impact be for the rest of us? Linda...
BizDaily: Oil prices hit new low
The oil price has hit a new low and the Russian rouble has continued to slide in value against the dollar: We discuss the political and economic implications for Russia with Dr Sam Greene, director the Russia Institute at King's College, London. Also,...
BizDaily: Japan elections: more Abenomics?
Japan goes to the polls this weekend: The BBC's chief business correspondent Linda Yueh explains why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's gamble might pay off, as she talks to William Saito, an adviser to Japan's cabinet. Plus, our reporter Jane O'Brien is at...
BizDaily: Germany's power house
Business Daily comes to you from the coal-fields of the Rhineland, in north-west Germany. This is the heart of power generation for Europe's great manufacturing giant, and it's here that an energy experiment is underway - one that may, or may not,...
BizDaily: What's wrong with the French economy?
Business Correspondent Jonty Bloom travels to France to explore why France seems unable to reform its aneamic economy. We speak to the global risk consultants, Control Risks, about why international power and influence seems to be draining away from...
BizDaily: Squeezing Greece
Demonstrators were back on the streets of Athens at the weekend, as the government voted through its latest budget. And now the Troika meets to decide whether Greece has met the austerity measures needed to receive the next bail out instalment of 1.8...
ITB: Bread and Soil: the scramble for land
Vast global land transactions take place as nations scramble to ensure they can eat. But are these deals always fair? And what happens when yield countries change their mind? In the Balance talks to Fahad bin Mohammed Al-Attiya, the man whose job it...
BizDaily: China’s economic power 05 Dec 14
How is China and the rest of the developing world going to take over from the West? Plus how jobs growth in developing countries is outstripping growth in developed nations. And our regular commentator James Srodes in Washington tells us that the...
BizDaily: Murder and illegal logging in Peru
What is the true price of saving the world's forests? World leaders are meeting in Lima looking to thrash out a deal to set global targets on climate change. But is enough being done right now to protect those on the front line? We hear from the...
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