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Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance
Ahead of an international corruption summit being hosted by David Cameron in London this week, the Head of Campaigns at ActionAid UK, Murray Worthy, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. ActionAid has been campaigning for the reform of global tax rules to tackle tax dodging in the world's poorest countries.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Murray Worthy


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Morning Money: The Baltic Dry Index makes more positive moves

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The Baltic Dry Index makes more positive moves
The Baltic Dry Index continues to move in a positive direction. The Index, often used as an indicator for the general health of the shipping sector, had its lowest point in February, but has been climbing back ever since. Matt Cox spoke to Robert Merrylees, Policy Analyst at The UK Chamber of Shipping, about the situation.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Robert Merrylees


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Morning Money: Who are 2016’s emission penalty contenders?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Who are 2016’s emission penalty contenders?
A new report from CDP, analysing 15 of the world's largest automakers, shows that Volkswagen is not the only car maker facing significant potential penalties as regulation on fleet emissions tightens around the world. Paul Simpson, the CEO of CDP, joined Sarah Lowther and Paul Sedgwick to discuss further the report he authored.
Guests:

Paul Sedgwick, Paul Simpson


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The Bank of Japan's interest rate decision - with Seijiro Takeshita

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

The Bank of Japan's interest rate decision - with  Seijiro Takeshita
The Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged Tuesday but downgraded its view of the economy. Sarah Lowther discusses the decision and outlook with Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka, Japan
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dr Seijiro Takeshita


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Morning Money: Seijiro Takeshita on China & Japan as PMI data shows contraction

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Seijiro Takeshita on China & Japan as PMI data shows contraction
The Caixin China General Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for February came in at a five-month low and below expectations. The reading means the sector has been shrinking for a whole year. Meanwhile in Japan, the Nikkei Manufacturing PMI dropped to its lowest level in eight months in February. So what’s going on? Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at the University of Shizuoka, discusses the negative sentiment live from Japan.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dr Seijiro Takeshita


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Morning Money: Sterling weakness, safe havens and China

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Sterling weakness, safe havens and China
Simon Smith, Director and Head of Research at FX Pro, joins Share Radio to talk about the latest in the foreign exchange market. Sterling is still at lows against the dollar, so what is causing this? Simon also looks at safe havens, which are soaring, and discusses China ahead of the G20 Summit. Also, can you spot Simon's five hidden Bob Marley song references.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Simon Smith


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Morning Money: Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze oil output at January levels

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze oil output at January levels
Oil prices fell on Tuesday despite Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing to freeze oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit. A potential stumbling block is Iran, after petroleum minister, Bijan Zangeneh, said that the country would "not forego its oil market share". Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, gives his opinion on the matter.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Kevin Baxter


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Morning Money: “The shortage of energy is setting the tone for the continent” - Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: “The shortage of energy is setting the tone for the continent” - Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa
Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa, joins Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey from Johannesburg to discuss the start of the two-day African Energy Indaba. It's a regional event, but how much of these two days will be dominated by the global agenda?
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Chris Bishop


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