Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

11/08/2017: Can India really go cashless?

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... President Trump arrives in China today after saying that the world needs to cut off all trade ties with North Korea. What will China's leader Xi Jinping think of Trump's tough trade stance? Then, more revelations from the leak of tax documents known as the "Paradise Papers." This time, it's the southern African country of Angola that's in the cross-hairs. Afterwards, it's the one-year anniversary of India's so-called "cash ban." The country withdrew 80 percent of its big currency notes to try and force hidden, un-taxed cash into its banking system. We go to one village that was supposed be the model – but where cash is still king.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.