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.
In this episode of The World This Week, Rita teams up with Mashable to investigate what's behind this week's spurt of ShareHold-er ECO Activism with science editor, Andrew Freedman. Fiona Norman speaks to Greek financial crisis expert, Thanos Dimadis, to find out how unlocking a €10.3bn bail out loan will help in easing the countries financial debt pile. We look at why tech companies are in the top five list in the world with the most cash in the bank, and how the value of sterling has been extremely volatile this year and what link this may have with Brexit fears.
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
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.
A huge search operation involving the Egyptian, Greek, French and British military is continuing in the Mediterranean Sea. EgyptAir flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board when it dropped off the radar at 37,000 feet. The loss of another passenger plane raises major business issues for carriers everywhere. John Strickland is a former airline industry chief, and the founder of JLS Consulting, looked at the industry implications.
The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) has teamed up with Royal Mail to create an initiative called CommonwealthFirst, which aims to support SME trade to the Commonwealth. Oliver Everett, CEO of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, talked about the initiative and what it offers.
Time now to catch up with our man in Hong Kong, Finbarr Bermingham, Asia Editor of the Global Trade Review.
He has been speaking to Share Radio's Michael Considine about the visit of Zhang Dejiang, the Chinese leader responsible for Hong Kong affairs, who has arrived there amid discontent with alleged interference in the territory's affairs by Beijing.
Michael began by asking him what the mood has been like in Hong Kong.
There is much uncertainty ahead of the EU referendu, and it is beginning to affect investment in the UK, according to leading business groups. The Confederation of British Industry says it now expects growth of 2 per cent both this year and next. That's down from previous estimates of 2.3 and 2.1 per cent respectively. Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost to talk this and all other stories making the headlines today.
Once seen as a future driver of the global economy, the reality now is that the largest country in South America faces an uphill struggle. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has been impeached and Matt Cox has been hearing from Forbes Magazine’s Kenneth Rapoza, formerly a Wall Street Journal reporter based in Sao Paulo.
We’ve heard the case for more controls and curbs when it comes to offshore finance centres, ahead of the Lancaster House Summit. But James Quarmby, Partner at Stephenson Harwood, believes we should be proud of our well-regulated overseas territories and crown dependencies, rather than afraid of them.