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05/03/2018: Lira plunge fans fears of overheating Turkish economy
May 3, 2018

05/03/2018: Lira plunge fans fears of overheating Turkish economy

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Turkey was the fastest growing economy in the G-20 last year, but new figures today are stoking worries the economy is at serious risk of overheating. What can the government and the central bank to do ease concerns? Then, Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi filed to hold its IPO, the world’s biggest since 2014, in Hong Kong. Afterwards, marriage is a big business in India … but increasingly, so is divorce. We’ll take you to the country and explain how entrepreneurs are leveraging the trend. 


(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Turkey was the fastest growing economy in the G-20 last year, but new figures today are stoking worries the economy is at serious risk of overheating. What can the government and the central bank to do ease concerns? Then, Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi filed to hold its IPO, the world’s biggest since 2014, in Hong Kong. Afterwards, marriage is a big business in India … but increasingly, so is divorce. We’ll take you to the country and explain how entrepreneurs are leveraging the trend. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC