World Business Report
Pressure Builds on Volkswagen in the Emissions...10/06/15
Volkswagen appoints a new chairman but a fix for its 'defeat device' is still months away
Wall Street Update
China's slowing growth spooks investors in US fast food giant Yum.
European Court Strikes Blow to EU-US Data Pact
A deal allowing transatlantic data transfer has been deemed invalid.
Wall Street Update 6/10/15
Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace speaks to President Obama about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Joe Saluzzi on the day's trading.
Trans-Pacific Free Trade Deal Sealed
Twelve Pacific Rim nations have agreed a trade pact - the biggest in a generation.
Wall Street Update 05/10/15
News of an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal helped push up shares on Wall Street.
Volkswagen Appoints New Chief Executive
Volkswagen has appointed former Porsche boss Matthias Mueller as its new chief executive. He replaces Martin Winkerkorn, who quit on Wednesday after the US Environmental Protection Agency declared VW had been cheating the results of emissions tests....
Wall Street Update
The speaker of the US House of Representatives, John Boehner, announces he will step down and the Federal Reserve indicates that a rate rise is still likely by the end of the year. Yet, US markets closed slightly higher - we hear why from Chris Low of...
WBR: Wall Street Update 13 Apr 15
Wall Street Update with Peter Jankovski of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago.
WBR: Ricci heiress convicted of Swiss tax fraud 13 April...
The heir to the Nina Ricci perfume and fashion fortune has been convicted of tax fraud by a Paris court after hiding millions in an offshore HSBC account. We hear more about Arlette Ricci's behaviour and ask how many more could face justice over the...
WBR: Wall Street Update 10 Apr 15
Chris Low of FTN Financial in New York on the decision by General Electric to sell off its finance arm, GE Captial.
WBR: US-Cuba trade links edge closer 10 Apr 15
Trade links between the US and Cuba edge a little closer as presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro prepare to meet on the sidleines of the Summit of the Americas. Businesses in both countries are already gearing up for what they hope will be the...
WBR: Satyam former boss jailed for seven years 09 April...
Indian technology giant Satyam Computers collapsed in 2009. After a fraud case lasting 6 years former CEO, B Ramalinga Raju has been found guilty of overstating profits, falsifying accounts and forging documents. He was sentenced to seven years in...
WBR: Wall Street Update 8 Apr 15
Joe Saluzzi, from Themis Trading in New Jersey on the days trading.
WBR: Shell to buy BG Group in $70bn deal
The merger gives birth to a new oil and gas giant. So is it a sign of more deals to come? Also in the programme, whilst it dates back to the late 18th Century, Britain's non-domiciled, or non-dom tax status maybe up for review after next month's UK...
WBR: Wall Street Update 7 Apr 15
Doug McIntyre from 24/7 Wall Street gives his view on the day's trading.
WBR: FedEx to buy rival TNT Express
US parcels delivery firm FedEx is to buy its Dutch rival TNT Express for nearly $5bn as it hopes to expand its European operations. The BBC's Theo Leggett tells us about the deal. Radio France broadcasts radio silence as the station is hit by its...
WBR: Social media blackout in Turkey
In Turkey people trying to access Facebook, Twitter and YouTube today found the sites blocked by the government, who accused the sites of spreading terrorist propaganda. In India, where urban pollution has risen to alarming levels, Prime Minister Modi...
WBR: Iran Business after Sanctions 3 April 15
Iranian businesses prepare for life after sanctions, also - with a maritime border dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast still unresolved, there's a lot at stake for Tullow Oil. And Fergus Nicoll reviews the week's events from the US policy on global...
WBR: Wall Street Update 2 Apr 15
Is this the beginning of the end for western sanctions on Iran? Representatives of six world powers have agreed the framework for a final deal with Teheran on its nuclear programme. It would mean the relaxation of those sanctions. Cary Leahy from...
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