Older people have always been richer than younger ones – but what has changed is the disparity between the generations. Here, West and East are diverging sharply.

What does this mean for the future?In this programme we look at the changing balance of wealth between young and old, and profile some of the young ultra-wealthy like Suhas Gopinath, a respected CEO while still a teenager.

Are our young entrepreneurs the exceptions or do emerging economies really offer better chances to the young?

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Watch: BBC – Changing Fortunes – Young Money, Old Money.