World Business News on KTTZ-HD2

The latest business and finance news from around the world, from the BBC.


  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:40pm
    Chris Low of FTN Financial analyses the US Federal Bank's decision to hold interest rates
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:08pm
    India's parliament has passed a new bill banning child labour, except for family businesses. The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder explains the controversy, and we have reaction from Vandhana Kandhari from the children's charity Unicef, who is based in Delhi. Also in the programme, Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the run-up to last month's vote on whether to leave the EU. Our regular economic commentator Roger Bootle of Capital Economics gives us his thoughts. And as Democrats nominate America's first ever female presidential candidate, the BBC's Fergus Nicoll is in Philadelphia where the party is trying to focus on core issues of concern to millennials. (Picture: Children at work on India's streets. Picture credit: Getty Images.)
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016 5:22pm
    Cary Leahy of Decision Economics sums up the day's trading in the US. Plus, with Apple results out Steve Kovach, Senior Correspondent of Tech Insider analyses the figures.
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:22pm
    As an upgraded line funded by Chinese money opens in Nigeria, we ask who will benefit. The BBC's Mohammed Kabir Mohammed reports, and Andrew Grantham from Railway Gazette International tells us how Chinese companies are investing in railways across Africa. Also in the programme, web giant Amazon has the green light to test delivery by drone in the UK. BBC transport correspondent Richard Westcott fills us in. The southeast African nation of Mozambique is poised to become a major world force in energy. Joe Brock from news agency Reuters explains the significance of an anticipated deal with Italy's ENI to get the country's huge gas reserves out of the ground. We hear from the chief executive of Britain's Royal Mint, Andrew Lawrence, why in an age of payment with plastic, profits at Britain's official coinmaker are up by 39%. Plus, new research shows that Dutch men are the tallest in the world, and getting taller over time, whilst in some sub-Saharan African countries, people are getting shorter. The BBC's Richard Collings asks whether size matters when it comes to getting on in life. (Picture: A new train in Nigeria. Picture credit: BBC.)
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 5:22pm
    Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments takes a look at the day's trading in the US.