Mitch Harris catches up with Christopher Swasbrook to talk about the latest business news.
The 'billionaire's bolthole' - if money was made worthless, how would billionaires react? What on Earth would be worth the most as currency? (eg. oil, water, gold, food, tobacco, coffee etc)
New Zealand's taxes on tobacco and cigarettes - how big is the 'black market' of tobacco in NZ?
Ikea are finally launching their first store in India after 6 years of trying. Ikea India have already employed 150 people just to assemble furniture. Why don't Indians like to put together their own flat-pack furniture?
The European Union has fined Google a massive $5billion Euro for abusing it's position in the cellphone market. The EU found Google was denying rivals a chance to innovate and compete on merit. But even with this fine, Google has still posted a massive profit for the last quarter (in which the fine was paid).
For the final story tonight, Chris tells us of a couple who bought a lock-up in Chelsea, London for $15,000 pounds. A box of over 200 paintings was found hidden in the lock-up, and those paintings are potentially worth tens of millions of dollars!