Business Matters

by BBC · · · · 12 subscribers

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

The American football team has agreed to review its name under pressure from sponsors.
But a recent spike in Covid-19 cases has raised fears for continued growth.
It's extended a global travel ban and mandatory quarantine measures
It was brought in following increasing unrest and a widening pro-democracy movement.
India bans 59, mostly Chinese, apps on security grounds, following border clashes
Facebook has come under growing pressure to improve the moderation of users' posts
Texas delays re-opening its businesses after coronavirus cases spike
Fears of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic have caused financial markets to fall
A leading authority in the US's fight against coronavirus warns of a second wave
Apple ditches Intel June 23, 2020
Global tech giant Apple has opted to use in-house chips instead of those from Intel
New York City declares Juneteenth an official holiday
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants were brought to the US illegally as children
Mars says its Uncle Ben brand needs 'evolution', as Black Lives Matter protests continue
The President staunchly defended law enforcement, amid calls to defund the police.
We hear from plaintiff Gerald Bostock and his lawyer Thomas Mew
Brazil now has the world's second-highest coronavirus death toll
In several parts of the US the number of people catching coronavirus is rising rapidly
The US Federal Reserve will keep interest rates near zero for the foreseeable future
Business and community leaders discuss how to bring about a more equitable society
As Covid-19 deaths pass 7 million globally, some territories look for a path to normality