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Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
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VPRO
Unreported World

Unreported World

Unreported World’s reporters travel to some of the most dangerous and neglected parts of the globe offering the viewer an unrivalled insight into the daily reality for those whose lives are rarely glimpsed by the global news machine.
3 Episodes
Passion
Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity.
1 Episode
Bloomberg
Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
1 Episode
Bloomberg

Current Affairs Episodes

Enel CEO Says the Time Is Right for Europe to Lead on Climate Change

Enel CEO Says the Time Is Right for Europe to Lead on Climate Change

Frencesco Starace, chief executive officer at Enel SpA, discusses carbon pricing targets needed to reach net-zero emissions, transitioning to renewable energy, and Europe's "new green deal.
5mins
Bloomberg
UBS CEO Ermotti on Earnings, Wealth Management, Profit Targets

UBS CEO Ermotti on Earnings, Wealth Management, Profit Targets

UBS Group AG Chief Executive Officer Sergio Ermotti discusses fourth-quarter earnings, wealth management outflows and profit targets. The Swiss bank failed to meet several key metrics set during the last revamp of its goals just over a year ago, h...
12mins
Bloomberg
Germany Must Rethink Balanced Budget 'Fetishism': Green Party's Habeck

Germany Must Rethink Balanced Budget 'Fetishism': Green Party's Habeck

German Green Party co-leader Robert Habeck discusses climate awareness, Germany's balanced budget policy, and the need to increase government spending.
6mins
Bloomberg
Iran Ending Bid to Join Global Economy

Iran Ending Bid to Join Global Economy

Iran's six year push to integrate with the global economy appears to be coming to an end. Tehran has threatened to withdraw from its last remaining commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.
3mins
Bloomberg
Ermotti Says UBS Drops Net New Money Target for Wealth Management

Ermotti Says UBS Drops Net New Money Target for Wealth Management

UBS Group AG Chief Executive Officer Sergio Ermotti discusses wealth management outflows and the challenge of operating in a negative rates environment.
3mins
Bloomberg
National Bank of Kuwait Full-Year Net Income Beats Highest Estimate

National Bank of Kuwait Full-Year Net Income Beats Highest Estimate

Shaikha Al-Bahar, deputy group chief executive officer at National Bank of Kuwait, discusses full-year earnings and her outlook for the bank.
6mins
Bloomberg
Natixis Investment Management CEO Says Funds Are Returning to H2O

Natixis Investment Management CEO Says Funds Are Returning to H2O

Jean Raby, chief executive officer at Natixis Investment Managers, discusses risk off sentiment in markets, the risk posed by central banks, and the performance of H2O Asset Management.
7mins
Bloomberg
Digital: WEF Managing Director Saadia Zahidi on Equality Jan 21, 2020

Digital: WEF Managing Director Saadia Zahidi on Equality Jan 21, 2020

WEF Managing Director Saadia Zahidi on Equality Jan 21, 2020
5mins
Bloomberg
Chilean Vice Minister of Trade on Economy, U.S.-China Trade Deal, Copper

Chilean Vice Minister of Trade on Economy, U.S.-China Trade Deal, Copper

Chilean Vice Minister of Trade Rodrigo Yanez discusses the IMF's markdown of Chile's growth forecast, the U.S.-China trade deal, copper and where he's looking for trade deals.
7mins
Bloomberg
Goldman Sachs's Moe Likes Asia Tech Hardware Stocks

Goldman Sachs's Moe Likes Asia Tech Hardware Stocks

Tim Moe, chief Asia-Pacific equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, discusses the risk-off mood in Asian markets and his outlook for markets in Hong Kong.
6mins
Bloomberg
BOJ Leaves Asset Purchase Amounts Unchanged

BOJ Leaves Asset Purchase Amounts Unchanged

Takahide Kiuchi, executive economist at Nomura Research Institute and former policy board member at the Bank of Japan, discusses the Bank of Japan's policy decision and what it means for the economy.
7mins
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Retail Rents to Fall Another 15% to 20%, Says CBRE's Chan

Hong Kong Retail Rents to Fall Another 15% to 20%, Says CBRE's Chan

Marcos Chan, head of research for the Greater Bay Area & Hong Kong at CBRE, discusses Hong Kong's commercial real estate sector and how the Mystery China virus could impact the market.
4mins
Bloomberg
We Are More Prepared to Handle Virus Than in 2003, Says Professor Tambyah

We Are More Prepared to Handle Virus Than in 2003, Says Professor Tambyah

Paul Tambyah, professor at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, discusses the mystery China virus and how it could spread.
3mins
Bloomberg
Impeachment Trial Set to Open With Dueling Filings

Impeachment Trial Set to Open With Dueling Filings

President Donald Trump is on his way to Davos where he will deliver the opening remarks at the World Economic Forum at about the same time his impeachment trial will be getting underway in Washington.
2mins
Bloomberg
We're Bullish on Asian Credit, Says HSBC Private Banking's Fan

We're Bullish on Asian Credit, Says HSBC Private Banking's Fan

Fan Cheuk Wan, chief Asia market strategist and managing director at HSBC Private Banking, discusses Asia earnings estimates and her investment strategy for the region.
3mins
Bloomberg
Asian Central Banks Are at Tail End of Easing Cycle: Morgan Stanley's Tan

Asian Central Banks Are at Tail End of Easing Cycle: Morgan Stanley's Tan

Deyi Tan, Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses inflation expectations in Asia and her outlook for central banks in the region.
3mins
Bloomberg
BOJ Will Maintain Status Quo in All Categories, Says Goldman Sachs's Baba

BOJ Will Maintain Status Quo in All Categories, Says Goldman Sachs's Baba

Naohiko Baba, chief Japan economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses the Bank of Japan's upcoming policy decision, the yen and his outlook for the economy.
6mins
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Credit Rating Cut One Notch by Moody's

Hong Kong Credit Rating Cut One Notch by Moody's

Gene Fang, associate managing director at Moody's Investors Services, discusses the agency's downgrade of Hong Kong's credit rating and the reasons for the decision.
2mins
Bloomberg
Why Goldman Sachs's Currie Is Bullish on Commodities in 2020

Why Goldman Sachs's Currie Is Bullish on Commodities in 2020

Jeff Currie, global head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, discusses the potential for carbon capture technologies, oil prices and his outlook for metals.
9mins
Bloomberg
Lawyers for Huawei's CFO Say Charges Are a 'Facade'

Lawyers for Huawei's CFO Say Charges Are a 'Facade'

The first day of the extradition case against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has seen her defense team denounce U.S. fraud charges as a "facade." Lawyers say she shouldn't be sent to the U.S. because her alleged offenses don't meet Canada's legal test fo...
3mins
Bloomberg
BMO CEO on Indigenous Customer Incident, U.S. Expansion, Climate

BMO CEO on Indigenous Customer Incident, U.S. Expansion, Climate

Bank of Montreal Chief Executive Officer Darryl White discusses the Dec. 20 handcuffing of a 12-year-old indigenous girl and her grandfather at a BMO branch in Vancouver. White also discusses expansion in the U.S. and China and why he thinks Canad...
13mins
Bloomberg
William and Kate host palace reception for African leaders

William and Kate host palace reception for African leaders

William and Kate welcome African leaders at Buckingham Palace reception.
4mins
ITN
Trust and Accountability in the Digital Age

Trust and Accountability in the Digital Age

Verizon Media Chief Executive Officer Guru Gowrappan, Zurich Insurance Group AG CEO Mario Greco, Visa Europe CEO Charlotte Hogg and Wipro Ltd. CEO Abidali Neemuchwala discuss data privacy, trust and technology's influence on their business models....
29mins
Bloomberg
Mastercard CEO Banga on How Business Can Effect Real Change

Mastercard CEO Banga on How Business Can Effect Real Change

Mastercard Inc. Chief Executive Officer and President Ajay Banga sits down with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua for a conversation on inclusive capitalism, corporate purpose and the role of partnerships in addressing global issues. They speak Jan. 20 ...
15mins
Bloomberg
Duchess of Cornwall Tries Out VR Headset at Hospice

Duchess of Cornwall Tries Out VR Headset at Hospice

Duchess of Cornwall Tries Out VR Headset at Hospice
4mins
ITN
Eddie Jones announces England Six Nations squad

Eddie Jones announces England Six Nations squad

Eddie Jones announces England Six Nations squad
1min
ITN
Gordon Brown calls for fight against nationalism

Gordon Brown calls for fight against nationalism

Gordon Brown calls for fight against nationalism
2mins
ITN
Sadiq Khan reacts to Ilford stabbing deaths

Sadiq Khan reacts to Ilford stabbing deaths

Sadiq Khan reacts to Ilford stabbing deaths
2mins
ITN
Von der Leyen Says EU Needs to Have Hard Power Plus Diplomacy

Von der Leyen Says EU Needs to Have Hard Power Plus Diplomacy

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen discusses efforts to broker a ceasefire agreement for the proxy war raging in Libya. She also discusses U.S. ties and the EU's future relationship with the U.K. in a conversation with Francine Lac...
7mins
Bloomberg
IMF Trims Global Economic Outlook But Tones Down Risk Warnings

IMF Trims Global Economic Outlook But Tones Down Risk Warnings

Gita Gopinath, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, discusses her prediction that the world economy will strengthen in 2020, albeit at a slightly slower pace than previously anticipated amid threats related to trade and tensions in ...
7mins
Bloomberg
Elon Musk Says He's `Fired Up' as SpaceX Steps Toward Crewed Flights

Elon Musk Says He's `Fired Up' as SpaceX Steps Toward Crewed Flights

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket company passed a crucial safety test Sunday, clearing its last major hurdle to an historic first crewed flight for NASA, possibly in the first half this year. "I'm super fired up, this is great," Musk said at a press conf...
1min
Bloomberg
Oman Is Looking to Diversify Its Economy, Minister Says

Oman Is Looking to Diversify Its Economy, Minister Says

Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy, Oman's minister of commerce and industry, discusses the outlook for the Gulf state's economy under new ruler Haitham bin Tariq Al Said following the death of his cousin Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
6mins
Bloomberg
Private Equity Is `Still Robust,' Says Canada Pension CEO Says

Private Equity Is `Still Robust,' Says Canada Pension CEO Says

Mark Machin, chief executive officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, discusses portfolio diversification and the outlook for private equity and venture capital markets.
7mins
Bloomberg
`Substantial' Market Correction Is Unlikely, Fidelity's Richards Says

`Substantial' Market Correction Is Unlikely, Fidelity's Richards Says

Anne Richards, chief executive officer of Fidelity International, discusses the outlook for the global economy, financial markets and active management in 2020.
10mins
Bloomberg
Gordon Brown calls for more regional powers post-Brexit

Gordon Brown calls for more regional powers post-Brexit

Gordon Brown calls for more regional powers post-Brexit
1min
ITN
Tokyo Is Becoming More Like Silicon Valley for Startups: Globis

Tokyo Is Becoming More Like Silicon Valley for Startups: Globis

Yoshito Hori, managing partner of venture capital firm Globis Capital Partners, discusses former Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan and his views on the tech startup scene in Tokyo.
4mins
Bloomberg
Home Secretary reacts to 'appalling' stabbing incident

Home Secretary reacts to 'appalling' stabbing incident

Home Secretary reacts to 'appalling' stabbing incident
1min
ITN
Sentebale chairman on Prince Harry's surprise speech

Sentebale chairman on Prince Harry's surprise speech

Sentebale chairman on Prince Harry's surprise speech
2mins
ITN
Swarovski Says Younger Customers Are Increasingly Focused on Its Manufacturing Processes

Swarovski Says Younger Customers Are Increasingly Focused on Its Manufacturing Processes

Nadja Swarovski, a fifth-generation member of the crystal dynasty, discusses the importance of sustainability and customers' increasing focus on the manufacturing processes of the products they purchase.
4mins
Bloomberg
Billionaire Robert Smith on Workforce Challenges, ESG Investing

Billionaire Robert Smith on Workforce Challenges, ESG Investing

Robert Smith, the billionaire chief executive officer of Vista Equity Partners who pledged to pay off the student loans of Morehouse College's class of 2019, discusses the challenges facing the next generation of workers and the importance of ESG ...
8mins
Bloomberg
Two arrested after three stabbed to death in London

Two arrested after three stabbed to death in London

Two arrested after three stabbed to death in London
1min
ITN
Phase-One Trade Deal Is Good for China, Says Former IMF Deputy Head

Phase-One Trade Deal Is Good for China, Says Former IMF Deputy Head

Former International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Zhu Min discusses China's economy, monetary policy and the phase-one trade deal with the United States.
8mins
Bloomberg
PM calls for UK to be Africa's investment partner of choice

PM calls for UK to be Africa's investment partner of choice

PM calls for UK to be Africa's investment partner of choice
2mins
ITN
WEF Outlines Plans to Tackle Rising Income Inequality

WEF Outlines Plans to Tackle Rising Income Inequality

World Economic Forum Managing Director Saadia Zahidi discusses income inequality and obstacles to social mobility.
5mins
Bloomberg
BlackRock Sees Global Economy `Edging Up' in 2020

BlackRock Sees Global Economy `Edging Up' in 2020

Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairman at BlackRock, discusses the outlook for the global economy and central bank policy in 2020.
1min
Bloomberg
The Start of a 'Peak Decade'?

The Start of a 'Peak Decade'?

Samy Chaar, chief economist at Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA, discusses if this is the start of a peak decade where economic drivers reach a key tipping point.
3mins
Bloomberg
DP World CEO Says `Very Bullish' About Africa Prospects

DP World CEO Says `Very Bullish' About Africa Prospects

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and chief executive officer of DP World Plc, discusses the outlook for global trade, globalization and Africa's economic growth. He speaks with Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance" at the World Economic Fo...
5mins
Bloomberg
Prince Harry leaves charity gala after speech

Prince Harry leaves charity gala after speech

Prince Harry leaves charity gala after speech
1min
ITN