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


  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:44pm
    Doug McIntyre of 24/7 Wall Street on the day's trading.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:16pm
    The Democratic vice-presidential nominee discusses the economic issues in the election. He was talking to Kai Ryssdal from our US partner programme, Marketplace. And we get reaction to Mr Kaine's thoughts from Diana Furchtgott-Roth, who is an economic advisor to Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Also in the programme, the latest figures show steady economic growth for China. But could huge debts yet derail the world's second biggest economy? We ask Jinny Yan, chief China economist at ICBC Standard Bank. As more and more people choose to hop between jobs, the BBC's Elizabeth Hotson asks if constantly switching is good or bad for your career. Plus we hear from Silicon Valley entrepreneur Christian Smith about a gadget he's invented to help track down things you might have lost.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:29pm
    Shares in Netflix impressed investors - Joe Saluzzi from Themis Trading has more.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:10pm
    Approval of the CETA EU-Canada trade deal has been postponed amid Belgian concerns. Nick Deardon is director of the campaign group Global Justice and explains why his organisation is opposed to the deal, plus we hear why companies in Europe are in favour of the deal, from Markus Beyrer, director general of Business Europe. Also in the programme, our economic commentator Roger Bootle of Capital Economics considers why the British pound has fallen almost 20% in value against the dollar since before Britain's EU referendum. Japan has said that the costs of holding the Olympic Games in Tokyo have spiralled out of control. We have analysis from Michael Payne, who was the International Olympic Committee's first ever marketing director, from 1983 to 2004. Plus the British astronaut Tim Peake has given a boost to the UK space industry, by opening a rocket propulsion factory in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The French company Thales is behind the project, and we find out more from its chief executive, Victor Chavez.
  • Monday, October 17, 2016 5:17pm
    Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago, with his take on today's US trading.