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BBC World Business Report: Episodes

Exxon, Microsoft and Virgin America's public trading debut - the latest from Doug McIntyre at financial advisors, 24/7 Wall St
Eurozone growth remains weak as its biggest economy, Germany, only just avoids slipping into recession. We speak to the voice of German business and a senior government official to ask what's going wrong. Plus, as economic output in Italy shrinks again, we hear why the government there wants to make ...
Falling oil prices and Warren Buffet's firm moves on Duracell - the market reaction from Cary Leahy at Decision Economics
The medical charity, MSF, says it will host clinical trials of new Ebola treatments in West Africa. We speak to Dr Peter Horby, from Oxford University, who is leading one of the trials. Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was aware of pipeline problems years before a major oil spill in Nigeria, according to court ...
Doug McIntyre at the financial website 24/7 Wall Street talks through how news of the forex bank fines had been received and disappointing retail results.
Six banks have been collectively fined more than $4.1bn over their traders' attempted manipulation of foreign exchange rates. We ask former regulator Mark Burman whether the fine will make a difference to how the banks operate. Also the US and China strike an unexpected climate deal. Beijing based climate ...
The latest on the U.S markets with Joe Saluzzi from Themis Trading in New Jersey
A trade deal between the US and China is described as a breakthrough, but there is still so much mistrust on both sides. We'll talk to a supporter and a critic of the US and China's trading relationship. Also, the American football league NFL wants to expand internationally. But bosses say it won't be ...
President Obama has called for the internet to be regulated as if it were a public utility company. He said all internet traffic should be treated equally. Tim Fernholz from Quartz magazine explained to us what the president's comments mean. And Peter Jankovskis from OakBrook Investments in Chicago told ...
New rules, we're told, should mean no more bank bailouts.

We hear from their author, Bank of England governor Mark Carney, and ask whether the plan will really make a difference.

Spain's richest region has voted in favour of independence. Madrid says the vote is illegal, but many Catalans say they ...
There's been good news about the US jobs market.The number of people in employment in the US grew by two-hundred-and-fourteen-thousand in the month of October.
It's the tenth month in a row there's been a rise in the number of workers. James Lebenthal of Lebenthal Asset Management explained what the ...
Russia's currency - the rouble - continues to fall. We ask what the country can do as it continues to face sanctions over its involvement in eastern Ukraine, as well as falling oil prices. More than 400 internet sites only accessible via the 'dark web' have been closed down in an international operation ...
There's a feeling on Wall Street that as oil prices sink, life will get easier for American households. That helps explain why New York shares rose on Thursday. Cary Leahey from Decision Economics in New York told us more.
"We're concerned. But it's not time to panic." That's the message from OPEC secretary general, Abdulla el-Badri, as the price of oil continues to slide. World Business Report hears from oil producers in Vienna and an oil expert in London, as well from the US on its own energy revolution. There's more ...
Wall Street has closed at a record high following mid-term election results in the US which are seen as a setback for President Obama.
Why US voters turned against President Obama, and what it might mean for their economy. India's new prime minister makes big promises on foreign investment, but big business needs convincing. We have a report from the World Economic Forum in Delhi. Should you invest in your local wind farm? With renewable ...
Traders react to an oil price fall but are awaiting the outcome of the US mid-term election result.
The head of Britain's spying agency claims tech firms are in denial over how extensively their sites are used by terrorists. Americans vote in the mid term elections - we ask if Obama's Democrats can persuade voters they had a hand in the improving economy. We analyse with economist Roger Bootle exactly ...
Oil prices took a sharp plunge on Monday, falling to their lowest level since June 2012. Peter Jankowskis from Oakbrook Investments in Chicago says it's a sign of a weakening global economy.
Europe's largest bank HSBC has put aside almost $400 million to cover legal settlements relating to allegations it manipulated currency markets. There are protests in Ireland over plans to charge customers for water. And in America, voters in Oregon and Colorado are to decide whether foods with genetically ...
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