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The Entrepreneurs, 203

Wednesday 2 September

We paint a colourful picture of the art world’s framing superstars John Jones. Taking a journey from the company’s massive London headquarters to its bespoke wood mill outside the capital, we tell the story of this succe…

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Asia Pac Unwrapped, 18

Sunday 30 August

Is Japan’s rail system too safe? We tune in to the difficulties facing Tokyo as it tries to market its famous transport internationally. We’re also in Melbourne where designing a high-end hair salon and a cocktail lounge…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 47

Sunday 30 August

As The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City opens its annual policy meeting near Jackson Hole in Wyoming, we discuss the prospects and impact of an interest rate hike.

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The Entrepreneurs, 202

Wednesday 26 August

We talk to entrepreneurs and innovation experts Martin Amor and Alex Pellew about their new book ‘The Idea In You’, a toolkit for taking an idea and turning it into a business. We also meet Lorenzo Curci, who explains why…

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Asia Pac Unwrapped, 17

Sunday 23 August

The mining boom is over, diplomacy has taken a beating and the prime minister isn’t very popular. We discuss the challenges facing Australia with the country’s former foreign minister Alexander Downer. We also browse a new…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 46

Sunday 23 August

This week we’re considering how Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are shaping up in another tough year for emerging-market economies.

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The Entrepreneurs, 201

Wednesday 19 August

We survey the start-up scene in Lebanon and meet the founders of Detroit-based brand Floyd. Plus: the Winkreative team explores the future of content marketing.

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Classical revival

Greece has recently been grabbing the headlines for all the wrong reasons. But while commentators indulge in unhelpful schadenfreude, we think it is high time to celebrate the things the country still does rather well.

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Asia Pac Unwrapped, 16

Sunday 16 August

As the economic clouds continue to gather over China, we examine how it all came to this. We also ask whether there’s a noticeable gap between casual shorts and fancier attire – according to one Melbourne entrepreneur,…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 45

Sunday 16 August

As Japan’s Abenomics reforms continue, we assess the impact on the economy and consider the prospects for change when it comes to both national debt and declines in the labour force. Plus: our panel of experts and analysts…

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Quiet types

The things they make are so familiar we barely notice their presence. Allow us to introduce the masters of ubiquity whose products always seem to be exactly where you need them.

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The Entrepreneurs, 200

Wednesday 12 August

We meet Jason Goldberg and Petrus Palmer of Berlin-based start-up Hem and talk to Phil Hutcheon of mobile app DICE about why transparency is the future of live music ticketing. Plus: we’re in the West Bank city of Hebron…

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Asia Pac Unwrapped, 15

Sunday 9 August

We take a closer look at the presidency of Indonesia’s Joko Widodo. Then we’re in Sichuan, where spicy hotpot isn’t the only thing putting the region on the map. We also take in Phnom Penh’s growing interest in artisan…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 44

Sunday 9 August

Exchange-traded funds and hedge funds are in the spotlight. With outstanding investment in ETFs globally now outstripping that in hedge funds, we’ll explore some of the possible reasons and ask how investors should balance…

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