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BBC World Business Report: Episodes

Shares on Wall Street are affected by worries about the Portugese Bank, Espirito De Santo.
As WTO members fail to agree a global trade deal, we talk to the secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce, John Danilovich, who says India isn't playing by the rules. The US has started exporting oil for the first time since 1975. And we hear from New York where the "maker movement" ...
Shares in Wall Street lose some of their recent gains because of worries about Argentina's debt and sanctions against Russia.
Argentina has defaulted on its debts for the second time in 13 years. And shares in the Portugese bank Espirito Santo have collapsed amid concerns about bad debts.
Argentina's Economy Minister announces that the country cannot come to an agreement over the repayment of its debts - leaving the country closer to its second debt default in 13 years. We get the latest reaction on the US stock markets to this news.
Argentina hovers on the brink of a second debt default in 13 years. The Bank of England outlines plans to make bankers pay back their bonuses if risky trades go south, or even put the reckless ones in jail. Plus, as the UK sets out plans to be at the forefront of driverless car technology, we talk to ...
President Obama announces that, along with the EU, tightened sanctions against Russia will be implemented. We hear what effect this will have on the US stock markets, and if the sanctions will be tough enough.
US Marshals seize a Kurdish tanker containing $100m worth of oil, as part of a growing ownership dispute between Baghdad and the Iraqi region of Kurdistan. The US and Europe decide on a range of new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Plus, we visit one of the world's largest cheese ...
Peter Jankovskis from Oakbrook Investments in Chicago in the US tells us how markets have reacted to news that Russia has been ordered to compensate former Yukos shareholders. And one of the biggest strikes in South Africa's history has ended. The BBC's Roderick Macleod in Johannesburg tells us employers ...
Russia has been ordered by a court to compensate former Yukos shareholders. Will it pay?

We talk to the man who brought the case. He says he'll go now after Russian assets right around the world.

Also, the British government is opening up half the country to be explored for oil and gas using the ...
Robert Brusca, of Fact and Opinion economics in New York, wraps up the end of another week on Wall Street.
Following a string of fatal plane crashes, we ask what the industry can do to make us feel safer - the Chief Executive of Air France tells us that the air transport system is 'still very safe'. President Obama attacked firms that practice 'corporate inversions' as unpatriotic, because they switch their ...
Cary Leahy from Decision Economics in New York talks about the latest scandal to hit Barclays bank.
The implementation of the 'Right To Be Forgotten' on the internet is being discussed in Brussels - where two sides discuss where to draw the line between privacy and free speech. GlaxoSmithKline is seeking for regulators to approve the world's first ever malaria vaccine to be used outside of the European ...
Russian President Vladamir Putin declares the Crimea a 'gambling zone'. And Joe Saluzzi from Themis Trading gives a round-up of today's market activity.
re arms trade realities contradicting western foreign policy on Moscow and Ukraine?

Also coming up, how the European Union's energy saving scheme may actually be causing more pollution, rather than less.

With the Commonwealth Games getting underway in Glasgow, Scotland, we ask whether the inevitable ...
Wayne Kaufman from Rockwell Securities in New York sums up the latest from earning season
Indonesia has a new president. We'll hear how the election of former furnituremaker Joko Widodo will help Indonesia continue on the path to democracy. We'll also ask what it means for the rest of the world.

As more Russians are put on Europe's economic sanctions list we ask should the west be going ...
A scandal involving McDonald's and KFC in China had a knock-on effect on Wall Street today as Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments explained.
The company supplying meat to McDonalds, KFC and Subway in China is closed down after a television report that it was selling meat up to twelve months out of date. Quartz reporter Lily Kuo gives us the lowdown.
As Tesco boss Philip Clarke is forced out, Tescopoly author, Andrew Simms, tells us where ...
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