Business Matters

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Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.

Brazilians will vote on Sunday to elect Jair Bolsonaro or Fernando Haddad as president. We have a report from Manaus on the economic issues at stake in the election, and hear more from Maurizcio Savarese, an AP reporter based in Sao Paulo. Also in the programme, football's governing body FIFA is meeting in Rwanda. Rob Harris is global sport reporter for AP, and tells us why a proposal to revamp a Club World Cup between the world's best football clubs is proving controversial. The Comic-Con festival of comic books and costumes has arrived in London. Lance Fensterman runs the company ...

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