Current Affairs Shows
Current Affairs Episodes
Beverley Morris, head of rates and inflation, portfolio manager for fixed income funds at QIC, discusses the bond markets and what would get bond investors to worry.
David Dodwell, executive director at think tank Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Group, talks about the protests rocking the city, and the trade war between the U.S. and China.
Mark Vassella, managing director and chief executive officer at Bluescope Steel, discusses first-half earnings, guidance for 2H, expansion of their North Star project in Ohio, what the steel market is telling him about the health of the global eco...
Sandeep Biswas, chief executive officer of Newcrest Mining Ltd., talks about the company's projects and business outlook. Australia's biggest gold producer reported annual earnings jumped 22% on higher output as it flagged a management shuffle and...
Jason Pang, portfolio manager for Asia fixed income at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses China's new reference rate for bank loans and what it means for the fixed income market.
Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief economist of Asia Pacific at Natixis SA, talks about the Hong Kong economy and the stimulus package announced by the government. Hong Kong's economy contracted more than originally estimated in the second quarter as br...
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is shaking things up as he prepares to pass on power to a new generation. During his annual National Day rally speech Lee said the city-state must stay independent in the conflict between its two biggest tr...
China's central bank said it'll start releasing a new reference rate for bank loans, a further step in a long-awaited reform to interest rates that's set to bring lower borrowing costs to the country.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied heavy rain to march for an 11th straight weekend, as more moderate leaders sought to reset the pro-democracy movement after violent scenes at the airport last week threatened to sap support among th...
Dan Zwirn, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at Arena Management, discusses which assets he thinks are poised for a correction, the bond market, falling business investment, Fed policy, where he's seeing opportunity and his outl...
Jessie Lu, economist at Continuum Economics, discusses Japan's July trade data and what it means for the economy.
Brendan Sobie, chief analyst at Capa Centre for Aviation, discusses the changes at the top of Cathay Pacific as a result of the protests in Hong Kong and what this means for the company moving forward.
Sunny Bangia, deputy portfolio manager at Antipodes Partners, talks about Asian and U.S. stocks, corporate earnings and his investment strategy.
Anne Anderson, head of fixed income at UBS Asset Management Australia, discusses negative yielding bonds and Federal Reserve communication.
President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "doing very well with China, and talking!" in a Twitter message sent hours after Larry Kudlow, his top economic adviser, laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beiji...
Landmark Didcot cooling towers destroyed in controlled explosion
Iceland’s prime minister Katrin Jakobsdottir was among those who attended the ceremony at the site where the Okjokull glacier once was.
Vintage cars set out across Baltic states to mark the 30th anniversary of a human chain of over one million people seeking freedom from the USSR.
Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.
The so-called operation Yellow Hammer document warns of a possible three month “melt down” in Britain’s ports.
Migrants have been jumping from Open Arms and attempting to swim ashore and scuffles have broken out as the vessel remains barred from Italy.
An Iranian oil tanker seized on suspicion of illegally shipping oil to Syria will not be detained by Gibraltar despite a US warrant to seize it.
Around 2000 residents have been moved from their homes on Gran Canaria because of second forest fire within a week.
Labour say government is pursuing 'reckless' no deal policy
A fire ripped through a slum area of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka leaving thousands of people homeless
The rally on Saturday led to minor scuffles between the two groups while law enforcement arrested at least 13 people. Clashes led to six people sustaining minor injuries.
A UK cyclist has set the motor-paced speed world record.
Bolivia has the world's lowest minimum age for child labor. Children there can work legally for themselves or their families. Once they hit 12, they can work for others. It's estimated that there are around 850,000 child laborers.
When they began building the Berlin Wall, Hartmut Richter knew he had to escape. In the 28 years that the Berlin Wall divided the city, at least 136 people were killed trying to get to West Berlin. Richter risked his life and went on to help more ...
EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker cuts holiday short for ‘urgent surgery to remove gallbladder’
The World Wildlife Conference on Trade in Endangered Species, known as CITES, takes place every three years.
A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage
Satellite images from Brazil’s own space agency allegedly show deforestation in the Amazon has almost tripled since Bolsonaro’s government came to power.
PC Andrew Harper died of multiple injuries, Thames Valley police have confir
The agreement follows the overthrow of long time leader Omar Bashir.
Thousands attended a rally showing popular support for the pro-democracy movement has been maintained despite violent clashes at Hong Kong International Airport earlier this week.
The move comes because the current capital Jakarta is sinking - with some 40% of its 10 million population now living below sea level.
Tributes paid to PC Andrew Harper as police search scene
Eight people were killed in a fire that broke out in a hotel in Ukraine, the state emergency services authority said.
Popular baby dugong dies in Thailand after "ingesting plastic waste"
Actor Peter Fonda, who played a leading role in 1969 film Easy Rider, dies aged 79, his family said in a statement.
The United States has made a last-ditch attempt to stop an Iranian oil tanker from leaving Gibraltar.
Donald Trump isn't the first US leader to seek expansion using taxpayer dollars. But did those deals work out?