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WBR: Protesters Defiant Amid Hong Kong Stand-Off 29 Sept 14

September 29th, 2014

Episode 18 of 863 episodes

We consider the protests implications for Hong Kong as a global financial hub. As the 'Bond King' Bill Gross leaves his job, we ask if the heyday of the superstar fund manager is over. A study of African governance indicates standards are improving. We talk to the businessman behind the project, Mo Ibrahim. Plus, we look at the latest in online advertising technology, which allows different products to be placed in the same video, targeted at different parts of the world. Finally, our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway asks why in the era of online restaurant reviews, we are not all reviewing our employers.

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