Money Talks

'Harry Potter' book and movie franchise turns 25 years old

The bestselling book series of all time, the Harry Potter franchise, has turned 25. It's sold more than 500M copies worldwide since the first book hit the shelves in 1997. As Tayyibe Aydin reports, it's generated a lot of money-making magic. For more on the wizarding world, we're joined by Richard Haigh, the managing director of the brand valuation consultance Brand Finance. #HarryPotter #Rowling #PhilosophersStone

Full Steam Ahead: Traditional steam trains enjoying resurgence

Full Steam Ahead: Traditional steam trains enjoying resurgence

Books by Middle East Authors

Books by Middle East Authors

Joanina Library | 'We Speak Hip-Hop' | Anish Kapoor at Lisson Gallery

Joanina Library | 'We Speak Hip-Hop' | Anish Kapoor at Lisson Gallery

The Fantastic Beasts 2 | Cinema | Showcase

The Fantastic Beasts 2 | Cinema | Showcase

China inflation accelerated to two-year high of 2.7% in July

China inflation accelerated to two-year high of 2.7% in July

Meme-stock rally returns to Wall Street, lifting struggling firms

Meme-stock rally returns to Wall Street, lifting struggling firms

Crude oil, natural gas prices slump as investors fear recession

Crude oil, natural gas prices slump as investors fear recession

Market Movers: Sharing economy, e-commerce earnings

Market Movers: Sharing economy, e-commerce earnings

China gives green light to driverless taxis

China gives green light to driverless taxis

Turkish hazelnut pickers celebrate start of fruitful harvest season

Turkish hazelnut pickers celebrate start of fruitful harvest season

India's 5G spectrum auction attracts $19B in bids

India's 5G spectrum auction attracts $19B in bids

OPEC+ hikes output by 100,000 barrels a day, equivalent to 0.1% of global consumption

OPEC+ hikes output by 100,000 barrels a day, equivalent to 0.1% of global consumption

Oil prices extend losses on demand worries

Oil prices extend losses on demand worries

Oil companies' profits have nearly doubled compared to last year

Oil companies' profits have nearly doubled compared to last year

China imposes economic curbs on Taiwan over Pelosi visit

China imposes economic curbs on Taiwan over Pelosi visit

Asian markets fall sharply ahead of Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

Asian markets fall sharply ahead of Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

Show More