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Breakingviews columnists talk about the big numbers, crunchy deals and nasty spats in global business and economics, offering a weekly dose of financial insight that goes beyond the concise and provocative views readers get from our columns every day.
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Breakingviews columnists talk about the big numbers, crunchy deals and nasty spats in global business and economics, offering a weekly dose of financial insight that goes beyond the concise and provocative views readers get from our columns every day.
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    Robinhood’s reversal, Russian oil cap

    Robinhood’s reversal, Russian oil cap

    The digital brokerage is worth less than a quarter of its $32 bln IPO value. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists argue that its $7 bln cash pile and ample user base make it an attractive target. Also, Western leaders’ plan to restrict funds to Moscow may backfire.
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    • 21 min
    Gulf pot of gold, China’s unemployment problem

    Gulf pot of gold, China’s unemployment problem

    Investment banks like HSBC and Citigroup are beefing up teams in the Middle East to rake in juicy IPO and M&A fees. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists discuss why early investment is paying off. Also, the People’s Republic’s jobs crisis is likely to worsen.
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    • 18 min
    Indian cricket, Brexit breakdown, BlackRock voting

    Indian cricket, Brexit breakdown, BlackRock voting

    Disney took half the viewing rights to the country’s top sport league which fetched $6.2 bln. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists debate who won. They also discuss Boris Johnson's plan to rip up his EU exit deal and BlackRock’s efforts to distribute voting rights.
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    • 30 min
    New York hybrid working woe, Toshiba’s options

    New York hybrid working woe, Toshiba’s options

    The work from home revolution looks here to stay with nearly 80% of surveyed employers accepting it as the new norm. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists discuss how this will be painful for office landlords. Plus, the $22 bln Japanese company’s mysterious future.
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    • 20 min
    Big four breakup plan, America’s big spenders

    Big four breakup plan, America’s big spenders

    EY is considering splitting its audit unit from its fast-growing consulting practice. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists debate a possible $60 bln valuation and why the plan may create few winners. Also, inflation is creating a murky economic picture stateside.
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    • 15 min
    HSBC’s jarring ESG message, Davos in spring

    HSBC’s jarring ESG message, Davos in spring

    The bank’s head of responsible investing believes policymakers are exaggerating the financial risks of climate change. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists discuss the ramifications of those remarks. Plus: The World Economic Forum is back, but the mood is dour.
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Liam108 ,

Good stuff!

Interesting, crunchy analysis of financial news

\DrJohnLucas ,

Good content, needs better sound production

The content is good. The sound production needs improvement. The volume of the moderator and guests are such that you struggle to hear one and are jarred by the other. Also, the volume of the moderator needs compressed - there are too many spikes in volume.

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