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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:35pmAs the Russian rouble continues to fall against the dollar we assess the wider impact on the markets with Joe Saluzzi from Themis Trading in New Jersey. Plus, more on industrial action at ports on the western coast of the United States from Angela Greiling Keane, White House Correspondent for Bloomberg News.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00pmRussia's currency plunges despite emergency efforts to shore it up. So who's to blame? McDonalds in Japan is running low on French fries - and it's all because of industrial action in the US. Also in the programme, small businesses in Spain are braced for a dramatic rise in their rents. And, the success of a Peruvian-born British teddy bear: why Paddington still sells after all these years.
Monday, December 15, 2014 5:26pmAs the Russian central bank raises its key interest rate to 17 percent from 10.5 percent, we get the latest from our Business reporter Rob Young. Plus, more on the day's US market news with Peter Jankovskis from Oakbrook Investments in Chicago.
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:22pmBut what will it take to wake the world's third largest economy from its 20 year sleep? Much of Belgium has ground to a halt, with strikes and demonstrations against government austerity plans. We talk to businesses affected by the disruptions. Also in the programme, the challenges of rebuilding the fishing industry in southern India, ten years after a devastating tsunami. Plus, we ask whether western governments are helping fund animal cruelty. And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times considers whether fearlessness could be bad for us.
Friday, December 12, 2014 5:15pmOil and stocks post further falls in US trading - Jim Lebenthal from Lebenthal Asset Management in New York gives his take on the day's events.