People & Profit

Shy about retiring: Swiss voters reject plans to boost pension funds

Can we afford to grow old? As Swiss voters reject plans to boost pension funding, we're looking at the dilemma facing governments and workers over the cost of retirement, with OECD expert Hervé Boulhol.


Also in this programme:

  • Getting a fair share for shareholders

Facebook has backed down on a controversial plan to create a new class of shareholders who wouldn't have a say in how the company is run. The idea was for Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan to be able to sell off their shares to finance their philanthropy. But they wanted to maintain control by transforming those shares into stock without voting rights. The plan was opposed by a group of shareholders, who had filed a lawsuit against the changes.

  • Wine not?

And it's wine sale season in France, but independent sellers say they're struggling to compete with supermarkets. We take a closer look.

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