People & Profit

Brazil recession: Political crisis puts a drag on growth

A political crisis drags down the Brazilian economy, putting it on course for its worst downturn since records began. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is fending off calls for her resignation and there are fears the economy will fall victim to the political stand-off. The country slipped into recession last year and the outlook for this year is darkening.


Also on this programme, the European Central Bank rolls out new stimulus for the eurozone, but there are fears it's more of a sugar rush than a healthy vitamin injection.

Plus we tell you how "ransomware" poses a growing threat to businesses.

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