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The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-02-14

Davos 2017: The great uncertainty

The key word at the World Economic Forum this year was uncertainty. With Donald Trump in the White House and the UK set to start Brexit talks, there’s plenty to keep business leaders on their toes in the coming year. In this special programme, Stephen Carroll talks to Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Plc and IEA's Fatih Birol about the risks and opportunities ahead. Also, we look at the challenge of marketing a whole country to the global elite. Kate Moody finds out how and why governments do it.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Mélina HUET , Farah BOUCHERAK

Our guests

Sir Martin SORRELL

CEO of WPP Plc


Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA)


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