European firms demand a response to U.S. green subsidies
From the BBC World Service: In a special programme from Dresden in east Germany, we hear from one European green tech company – Solarwatt – who are calling for the EU to give the industry similar tax breaks and financial incentives to those introduced by President Biden in the U.S.. We also talk to the semi-conductor manufacturer Global Foundries about how to keep the supply chain secure, amid concerns about China’s data collection.
The Federal Reserve’s top committee that sets interest rate targets is due to meet in the middle of this week, where it suddenly has a lot more to consider amid global unease about the banking system. Economist Julia Coronado explains what Jerome Powell and co. may be thinking. Meanwhile over the...
It’s been a tough couple of weeks for the global banking sector — the embattled lender Credit Suisse was purchased by fellow Swiss rival UBS for a motley sum of around $3 billion. University of Michigan professor Erik Gordon explains what that means amid the wider unease about the financial...