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

Podcasts

  • Monday, March 20, 2017 7:00pm
    The financial markets are on the slide. But why? Susannah Streeter find out from Joe Saluzzi, of Themis Trading in New Jersey.
  • Monday, March 20, 2017 7:00pm
    UK and US authorities have banned large electronic items in cabin baggage on some flights. Affected airports include some of the busiest hubs in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa. Tom Blank, a former security policy chief of the US Transportation Security Administration, explains why the ban has been implemented. Also in the programme, the BBC's Joe Miller gets a glimpse of the robotic world of the future from digital companies at the CeBIT technology conference in Hanover, Germany. Scotland's government is debating a new independence referendum, and we get the views of our regular economic commentator Roger Bootle of Capital Economics. In a bid to improve road safety, the Japanese government is offering pensioners who give up driving discounts on noodles, taxis and even funerals. Matt Saunders is road test editor at the motoring website Autocar, and tells us what he makes of the initiative. Plus, as gin undergoes a surge in popularity around the world, the BBC's Mike Johnson reports from the London Gin Festival.
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 7:00pm
    Global consumers ban the import of Brazilian meat products
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:00pm
    Chris Low of FTN Financial sums up the day's trading on Wall Street
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:00pm
    Donald Trump has had his first personal encounter with the German leader Angela Merkel. During his election campaign he claimed that his opponent, Hillary Clinton wanted to be a US version of Mrs Merkel - and that wasn't meant as a compliment. Meanwhile, in Baden Baden, in Germany, America's Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is meeting finance ministers from the biggest economies in the world - their aim: avoiding a global trade war.