March 9th, 2015
Episode 241 of 860 episodes
After months of speculation, the European Central Bank finally began its bond-buying - or QE programme - today. We hear from across Europe, as well as from economist Roger Bootle. The BBC's Phil Mercer reports from Sydney on the economics of surfing, while regular commentator Lucy Kellaway explains why today's executives can be prone to a witches' brew of pomposity, ego and overweening ambition.