US Fed stimulus slowdown

The US central bank is to scale back its massive programme of economic stimulus. The Federal Reserve has announced that it'll spend 10 billion dollars less every month. So what will that mean for both the American and global economies?

As authorities in Brussels reveal new plans to combat air pollution ... we take you to Europe's dirtiest city - and ask what the changes will do to encourage industry to clean up its act.

And the Russian parliament has passed an amnesty law that should see the release of Greenpeace activists arrested in September for disrupting Russia's oil exploration in the Arctic.

All that plus discussion with two guests on opposite sides of the pacific - Nisid Hajari is the Asia Editor for Bloomberg View in Singapore, and Anthony Bruce is with the retail consultants APT in New York.

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