Mitch Harris catches up with Christopher Swasbrook to talk about the latest business news.
A jury in California has ordered Monsanto to pay US $289 million after school caretaker Dewayne Johnson filed a lawsuit against the company alleging glyphosate caused his cancer. The jury awarded Johnson $39 million in compensation, and ordered Monsanto to pay $250 million in punitive damages.
How does this fine compare to other massive fines dished out to American companies?
The value of the Turkish Lira has plunged - why? How much further could it fall?
How will this affect countries that trade with Turkey?
Banks have been shutting down hundreds of ATM machines across New Zealand. How are rural Kiwi's going to withdraw their money?
What's going on with crypto currencies suddenly losing so much value?