They've been the main source of global growth for years, but we may have to reassess the idea that emerging economies are growth engines without fail. Markus Karlsson speaks to Ian Bremmer, the president of the consultancy firm Eurasia Group. It has just come out with its list of top ten risks this year, and emerging markets - surprisingly perhaps - are first on the list.
Markus Karlsson talks to French architect Reda Amalou. He's the founder of the firm AW² and made a name for himself designing luxury resorts and boutique hotels in countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, Morocco and Turkey.
Is Italy heading back to the future? More political turmoil seems on the cards after Prime Minister Mario Monti said he's stepping down. Monti's predecessor, Silvio Berlusconi, has also announced he wants to make a comeback. This as both investors and ordinary Italians worry about the country's future economic direction. For more, Markus Karlsson talks to Riccardo Barbieri, Chief European Economist at Mizuho International.