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Trumped-up growth: How the US president-elect could help the global economy

The OECD says Donald Trump's spending plans could boost growth in the United States and help other developed economies too. It expects the US economy to grow by more than previously forecast. We take a closer look.

 
Also in this programme:
  • Another deadline is looming for Greece. The European Union and the IMF have agreed to start talks on reducing the country's debt mountain by the end of the year if Athens carries out promised reforms to its economy.
     
  • And we'll be telling you about the expanding Danish supermarket selling food that's past its sell-by date.

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2018-06-14 Stephen CARROLL

Oil turmoil: As prices rise, consumers feel the pinch

Oil prices have been creeping up steadily in recent months to reach levels not seen in three years. We look at how consumers in India are adjusting to paying more for fuel. And...

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2018-06-07 Stephen CARROLL

Prepare for a slowdown: World Bank says tide is turning for global growth

Is the global growth spurt over? The World Bank says growth will begin to slow down from next year. In its latest economic report, the institution warned that the escalation of...

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2018-05-31 Stephen CARROLL

Here to stay: Airbnb co-founder on regulation, growth and overtourism

Every two minutes, 400 guests check into a property on Airbnb. They have a choice of over four million of them around the world. But city authorities have been toughening...

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2018-05-24 Stephen CARROLL

Trade truce: US-China tensions cool, but is a trade war still possible?

The United States has reached a "framework agreement" with China to cut the trade deficit between the world's two largest economies. So have we avoided a trade war between...

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2018-05-17 Kate MOODY

The ABCs of GDPR: New EU regulations aim to protect individuals' privacy

The EU is set to bring in a raft of new data regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation - or GDPR - aims to give consumers more control over their personal information....

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