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Counting the Cost

Counting the Cost

Black gold in decline?

We examine how the dropping oil prices are impacting the world markets and economies.

Counting the Cost

Russian rouble roulette

As the country lurches towards a financial crisis, we look at President Vladimir Putin's reaction to the rouble crash.

Counting the Cost

Big George and big business

Our sports reporter Richard Parr sat down with boxing legend and entrepreneur George Foreman.

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Oil wars: Saudi vs the world?

As global oil prices tumble, we ask why the country that is OPEC's kingpin is doing nothing to stop it.

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Affordable housing: The haves and have nots

Amid concerns that people are being priced out of the housing market globally, we ask what governments can do to help.

Counting the Cost

Russia: The cost of sanctions

What effects have six months of Western sanctions had on the Putin government and the country's economy?

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Brazil's uncertain economic future

We examine the Latin American economy's growing challenges ahead of the presidential election.

Counting the Cost

Murdoch's Time Warner gamble

We examine the media mogul's multi-billion-dollar quest for the owner of CNN, HBO and Warner Brothers.

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Turkey: An economy at a crossroads

Can former Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan protect Turkey from the gathering economic storm clouds?

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France: The new sick man of Europe?

Amid the country's political turmoil we ask if Europe's second largest economy is on the brink of another recession.

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Who is stealing Nigeria's oil?

Africa's richest economy faces its worst oil crisis in years as criminal gangs make off with billions in stolen crude.

Counting the Cost

Modi's challenge: Reviving India's economy

The economy has grown in the first 100 days under new leadership, but who is really responsible for the current upturn?