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About the programme

On Talking Business BBC presenters, based in the world's most dynamic cities, discuss with the most important and influential people from the world of business and finance, the key issues of the day.

Corporate leaders, global investors, top creatives, cutting-edge entrepreneurs and leading intellectuals gather together weekly to discuss and analyse the issues and trends that most affect how business has to work in today's world.

Our team of presenters are experts on the issues and developments which are shaping the way we work, consume and live in the 21st Century.

Each takes their turn to host the programme in the business capital they know best. They include Tanya Beckett in London, Michelle Fleury in New York, Yogita Limaye in Mumbai and Lerato Mbele in Johannesburg and Karishma Vaswani in Singapore.

Talking Business is transmitted at the following times:

BBC News Channel (UK): Saturday - 20:30 GMT

BBC World News (Global): Fridays - 14:30 GMT; Saturdays - 00:30 GMT; Sundays - 12:30, 18:30 GMT