Afghan Opium Exports Peak
Exports of opium from Afghanistan are at their highest level despite anti-drugs efforts, according to a leaked US report.
David Kuo from the Motley Fool website and Ken Vogel, reporter for Politico, join Roger Hearing to discuss the day's business stories. A US report finds that efforts to contain the export of opium from Afghanistan have fallen short. Torek Farhadi, former adviser to the Afghan government tells us why he thinks the policy has failed. Plus we go to Malawi to hear how micro credit schemes are helping people there. And as a Californian firm appeals for funding for a hover board similar to one featured in the film Back to the Future, Tom Cheesewright from Book of the Future tells us how fictional technology featured in movies is rapidly becoming reality.