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Business Matters: Apple Watch with guest Anuradha Mittal

March 10, 2015
BBC World Service

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals further details about the firm's foray into wearable technology - the Apple Watch. But with some models priced at $17,000 does the tech giant risk alientating its core, mass market? Europe's central bank begins what's set to be a $1tn economic stimulus package, but is it enough? We go on a whistle-stop tour of the eurozone to find out. The governments of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia sign a new agreement on sharing the waters of the Blue Nile, marking progress in an area of dispute that has seen threats of military force. Plus, the Australian national obsession that's a multi-billion dollar industry - how surfing is riding out the global financial storm. And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times talks common sense, pomposity, and ambition. We're joined throughout by Anuradha Mittal, of the Oakland Institute in California, and David Kuo of the Motley Fool in Singapore.