Strong dollar fuels currency downturn Sept. 26, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

Britain’s pound hit record lows against the US dollar on Monday. So how much is a strong dollar to blame? We speak to Claudia Sahm, the founder of Sahm Consulting and a former Federal Reserve and White House economist. The US has warned Russia that it will impose further economic sanctions if Moscow annexes more territory in Ukraine. Peter Jankovskis of Arbor Financial Services talks us through the likely implications if this happens. In Ghana, the current state of the economy takes centre stage as the government seeks a multi billion dollar finance deal from the International Monetary Fund to …



Britain’s pound hit record lows against the US dollar on Monday. So how much is a strong dollar to blame? We speak to Claudia Sahm, the founder of Sahm Consulting and a former Federal Reserve and White House economist. The US has warned Russia that it will impose further economic sanctions if Moscow annexes more territory in Ukraine. Peter Jankovskis of Arbor Financial Services talks us through the likely implications if this happens. In Ghana, the current state of the economy takes centre stage as the government seeks a multi billion dollar finance deal from the International Monetary Fund to tackle economic hardship. The BBC's Ghana Correspondent Thoams Nandi paints a picture of the situation. How will Kenya's president Ruto fulfil his promise to tackle the cost of living crisis and lift people out of poverty? Mr Ruto unveils his plans to the World Service's Alan Kasujja. The fight for domestic workers’ rights continues. The BBC's Laura Heighton-Ginns investigates the exploitation and abuse of domestic workers overseas. Alex Serdiuk, CEO of the Ukraine AI firm Respeecher tells us how it’s been made possible to clone one of the most well-known characters in movie history.