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Morning Money: What does Brexit mean for European companies with ties to the UK?

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Morning Money: What does Brexit mean for European companies with ties to the UK?
There have been heated discussions about what happens to British businesses with ties to Europe, in the wake of the UK’s Brexit vote. But what about the other way round? Matt Cox has been finding out the situation from the other side of the channel, by taking a look at the European manufacturers that have factories and plants based in the UK.
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Matt Cox, Dan Michaels, James Batchelor


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Morning Money: How important an event is Japan’s upper house election on July 10th?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: How important an event is Japan’s upper house election on July 10th?
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has begun an upper house election campaign, with a pledge to rev-up the economy, as surveys show his ruling bloc is ahead. Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to discuss.
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Chris Bailey, Dr Seijiro Takeshita


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Morning Money: ECB stimulus programme in court – Zsolt Darvas talks us through the complexities of the case

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: ECB stimulus programme in court – Zsolt Darvas talks us through the complexities of the case
The European Central Bank’s stimulus programme is due to go to court in Germany. The country's influential Constitutional Court will deliver a final verdict on whether German law allows the ECB to deploy so-called "outright money transactions". Zsolt Darvas, Senior fellow at the economic think tank Bruegel, discussed the implications of this.
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Chris Bailey, Zsolt Darvas


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Morning Money: Is a US interest rate hike likely?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is a US interest rate hike likely?
The Federal Open Market Committee continues its deliberations about whether to hike interest rates. It’s against a back drop of uncertainty as European stocks closed lower on Tuesday amid concerns over Brexit, and The German 10-year bund yield falling below zero for the first time. Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets, offered his views.
Guests:

Brenda Kelly, Michael Hewson


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Morning Money: Will we soon live in an economy where everything is recycled?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Will we soon live in an economy where everything is recycled?
The EU is dedicating itself to its recycling targets, including setting an "EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy" that establishes an ambitious programme of action. The 2016 ‘Resourcing The Future Conference’ is set to start in London and Matt Cox has been finding out more by speaking with David Maddison, Professor of Economics at the University of Birmingham.
Guests:

Matt Cox, David Maddison


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Morning Money: What does LinkedIn bring to the table for Microsoft?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What does LinkedIn bring to the table for Microsoft?
Microsoft looks set to buy professional networking site, LinkedIn. But does the deal make sense from a tech perspective? Martin Garner from CCS Insight, which provides market analysis for companies in the mobile and wireless sector, gave his view on the deal, as well as discussing Apple and its latest Siri announcement.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Martin Garner


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Morning Money: What is expected from the IEA’s Medium Term Gas Market Report?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What is expected from the IEA’s Medium Term Gas Market Report?
Each year the International Energy Agency publishes reports that forecast market trends and developments for the next five years concerning the primary energy sources for global markets: oil, coal, gas and renewable energy efficiency. On the day of its mid-term gas market report, William Powell, Editor-In-Chief at Gas industry news site Natural Gas Europe, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to discuss.
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Chris Bailey, William Powell


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Morning Money: What can we expect the OPEC meeting to deliver?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What can we expect the OPEC meeting to deliver?
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is holding its next ministerial meeting on Thursday in Vienna. Some analysts expect OPEC members to constrain supplies and raise the world price of oil, but others aren't expecting much to change at all. So what can we expect? Matt Cox has been speaking to Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, to find out.
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Matt Cox, Kevin Baxter


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Morning Money: Brexit - A view from Scotland

Sarah Lowther
Morning Money: Brexit - A view from Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee holds its second evidence session to examine the EU Referendum and its potential impact on Scotland. The first session took place in Scotland on 9 May, and the Committee heard from representatives of key industries, such as NFU Scotland and Universities Scotland. In the second session in Westminster today the Committee hears from in/out campaign groups and UK ministers. Share Radio's Maurice Smith joins Morning Money

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Morning Money: IMF urges action on Greek debt

Sarah Lowther
Morning Money: IMF urges action on Greek debt
The International Monetary Fund has called for upfront and unconditional debt relief for Greece. The IMF says that without immediate action the financial plight of the recession-ravaged country would deteriorate dramatically over the coming decades. Nick Malkoutzis is editor of the economic analysis website macropolis.gr, and told Sarah Lowther that the report won't go down well amongst lenders.

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