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Cubanomics: Strengths and weaknesses of the Cuban economy

Barack Obama has become the first US president to visit Cuba in 88 years. It's a political breakthrough, but it can also usher in a new era for the Cuban economy. This visit comes as the Obama administration is loosening sanctions that have been in place for decades. It opens the door for American businesses to enter the island.

Also in this programme, we look at whether or not major oil producers are about to turn down the taps. Qatar has invited fellow crude producers to talk about freezing production levels.

Plus, we look at the little-known Chinese stock market that's catering to small companies. But from an investor's perspective, it's not for the faint of heart.

By Delano D’SOUZA , Farah BOUCHERAK , Markus KARLSSON

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2018-09-13 People & Profit

Lessons from Lehman: Are we better prepared for the next crisis?

Ten years ago, the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. The event came to symbolise the start of the global financial crisis. With more than $600 billion (€516bn) in...

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2018-09-06 People & Profit

Peso pressure: Argentina faces new economic crisis

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2018-08-30 People & Profit

French business & Brexit: Scottish minister tries to reassure French entrepreneurs

This week, we're with France's business leaders at the annual meeting of the country’s biggest employers' federation, Medef. In this show we'll talk about the spectre of Brexit...

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2018-07-19 People & Profit

Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

The countdown is on as Greece prepares to exit its third bailout programme. But what state are its finances really in - and what challenges lie ahead? Kate Moody speaks to Craig...

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2018-07-12 People & Profit

Privacy challenges: Is 2018 a turning point for keeping data safe online?

2018 will stand out as a year when internet users got a shock about how their personal information is used online. The Cambridge Analytica scandal was a wake-up call for even the...

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