World Business Report

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The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC

As firms battle for our attention at Christmas, what makes a perfect seasonal film?
Boeing’s 737 Max remains grounded; Brexit resolved; have we reached peak Netflix?
US plane maker Boeing has replaced its CEO in the wake of two deadly crashes.
Amid concern about energy consumed to power the internet, we consider the growing impact.
The issues in Hong Kong and China are having spill-over effects for companies too.
Chris Low of FTN Financial in New York on the day's trading on Wall Street.
In Macau, China sees a model for rebellious Hong Kong.
Cary Leahey of Decision Economics on the day's trading on Wall Street.
After 20 years of Vladimir Putin, we examine the Russian economy and consider his legacy
Arts and heritage groups in some British cities claim Christmas markets have become tacky
We look at approaches to reducing the amount of waste in consumer driven societies.
The American aircraft builder has been forced to halt assembly of its troubled 737 Max.
The perfume industry is having to innovate to meet changing tastes
The two countries agree to end the dispute, which has lasted 18 months.
The so-called phase one deal will see billions of dollars in tariffs removed or delayed.
We consider the economic and business implications of the Conservatives' UK election win
In an increasingly connected world, some are pushing back against being always on call.
US regulators allowed Boeing's 737 Max to continue flying despite knowing of risks.
Services like Spotify have revolutionised music, but how does it work for the artists?
US markets traded slightly lower on Tuesday - Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading tells us why.