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World Business Report

BBC World Service

The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC
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26:27 | Apr 11th, 2018

The boss of Facebook is being questioned for a second day by politicians over the misuse of user data. Could this mean that social media companies will face tougher regulation in future to tackle issues like fake news and foreign political interferen...Show More

10:54 | Oct 21st

The cost of chartering a supertanker surges and Cuba's banks accept foreign currency.
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26:28 | Oct 21st

At least eleven people have died in protests in Chile sparked by a rise in metro fares. A state of emergency has been declared in many parts of the country. Jane Chambers is a journalist based in Santiago, and explains the background to the unrest. A...Show More

22:57 | Oct 21st

In the US, big pharmaceutical companies are on trial, following the deaths of 400 thousand people who took opioid drugs. Canada holds a general election with tax cuts and environmental concerns about the oil industry on the agenda. And we'll hear abo...Show More

02:26 | Oct 18th

US markets had a disappointing day; we hear from Peter Jankovskis at Oakbrook Investments
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