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

Podcasts

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 7:00pm
    Mark Kepner of Themis Trading in New Jersey on the day's trading.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 7:00pm
    In light of France's presidential election last Sunday, we consider the future of the EU. Economist Roger Bootle of Capital Economics discusses with Richard Portes of the London Business School. Also in the programme, the founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, tells us why he believes a new project called Wikitribune may help to combat fake news. The BBC's Will Bain reports on a boost of six per cent to music sales last year, helped by a 60% rise in revenue from music streaming. As scientists target the goal of computers that can learn as they go along, Dr Sabine Hauert, professor of robotics at Bristol University in the UK, explains the prospects for so-called machine learning. Plus our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times considers why chatting in the office has gone out of fashion.
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 7:00pm
    Susannah Streeter speaks to Marine Le Pen's economic advisor, Jean Messiha. Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago on the market reaction to the French election.
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 7:00pm
    The rival candidates in France's presidential runoff have been setting out their plans. The BBC's Susannah Streeter and Joe Miller have been gauging reaction on the streets of France to yesterday's first round election. Plus we get the perspective of Christian Chavagneux of the magazine Alternatives Economiques, and Sophie Pedder from The Economist in Paris. And Pierre Gatass, President of the French employers federation MEDEF tells us how the business community is responding.
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 7:00pm
    The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency on 7 May, multiple projections indicate. The two fought off a strong challenge from centre-right François Fillon and hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon. We hear from the BBC's Susannah Streeter in Paris and Joe Miller in Lille. Also in the show, South Korea's Presidential race tightens - what will the candidates mean the country's corporate giants? And US Defence Secretary Matthis is in Djibouti. What's so exciting in the horn of Africa that it requires his personal attention.