World Business Report

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Rescue workers and US military personnel have been searching for survivors of Hurricane Ian in the state of Florida, as thousands of people remain unaccounted for. Local reports say many people are still waiting to be rescued. Will Bain hears from disaster modeller Chuck Watson, the Director of Research and Development for Enki Research, who says the impact of the storm will cost billions of dollars. Brazilians will vote in the first round of the presidential election this Sunday. The incumbent, the right wing Jair Bolsonaro trails in the polls against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who sits …

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We hear the latest from Florida and Cuba, as Hurricane Ian makes landfall in the US.
Global markets concerned over UK's direction
The International Monetary Fund reacts to the latest developments in the UK.
Reactions continue following the pound's decline in value against the US dollar
Sterling falls to historic low as markets react to the UK's biggest tax cuts in 50 years
We look back at a turbulent seven days for central banks, markets and businesses.
Queues form along Russia's border as some leave to avoid a military call-up for Ukraine.
The Federal Reserve increases interest rates by 0.75 percentage points to fight inflation
Markets fear the Fed might increase US interest rates as high as 1 percentage point
The ride-hailing company said it was responding to a 'cybersecurity incident'.
Banks in Lebanon to close after a series of hold-ups by customers demanding their money
Its latest report says it's too early to say whether there will be a global recession.
We focus on the issue of debt in emerging countries
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has made her State of the Union speech.
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen sets out Europe's plan to tackle the energy crisis
Shareholders have voted to approve a deal with Elon Musk to buy the company for $44bn.
Shareholders have been voting on whether to push the deal through.
Russia is the world's second biggest arms exporter, but will buyers continue to trade?
Japan's expected to further relax border controls, while New Zealand drops Covid rules