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Donald Trump's Business Experience

November 11th, 2016

Episode 876 of 1091 episodes

The business skills of America's next president, Donald Trump, will soon face the stern test of boosting the US economy. Is the new American leader truly a successful businessman and will he keep his economic promises? We hear from Roger Bootle, the founder of Capital Economics and Marc Fisher at the Washington Post, an author of a biography on Donald Trump. There has been chaos outside banks in India, after the prime minister made the surprise announcement that the government was cancelling high denomination currency notes. The BBC's Rahul Tandon reports on developments in Kolkata and Madhavan Narayahan, a senior editor at the Hindustan Times, tells us if the measure to introduce new currency bills will achieve its aim of cracking down on the black economy. The so-called "hound of Hounslow" has pleaded guilty in a Chicago courtroom to helping trigger the Wall Street "flash crash" of 2010. Darren Lazarus, who is following the case for the Wall Street Journal, tells us more about the legal proceedings and the defence strategy of Navinder Sarao.

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