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Sarah Lowther

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.
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Chris Bailey, Simon Smith


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Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Share Radio's Alexi Phillips on AI and robots and their implications for employment

Juliette Foster
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Ethics, Charities and NGO's with Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Share Radio's Alexi Phillips on AI and robots and their implications for employment
Could you imagine a future where humans are out of work because their jobs have been taken over by highly intelligent robots? It may sound like the plot from a science fiction novel but technological advances mean it's a possibility that shouldn't be ruled out. A recent study by Oxford University found that 47% of all jobs in America could be carried out by robots with sophisticated artificial intelligence systems. We have this special report from Share Radio's Alexi Philips.

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Ed Mitchell

Investment Perspectives: OECD revises down forecasts for the global economy

Ed Mitchell
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Global News Perspectives with Ed Mitchell

Investment Perspectives: OECD revises down forecasts for the global economy
In light of disappointing recent data, the OECD have again revised down their forecasts for the global economy. Emerging economies, considered the engines of growth only a few years ago, continue to slow while advanced economies have undergone at best modest growth. So why has robust global growth remained elusive and more importantly what urgent policy responses has the OECD called for? For answers Share Radio's Alexi Phillips spoke to Catherine Mann, chief economist at the OECD, earlier today
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Catherine Mann


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Sarah Lowther

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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Sarah Lowther

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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Ed Mitchell

Investment Perspectives: Troubles for the shipping industry as Maersk reports huge decline in profits

Ed Mitchell
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Ed's Macro-Economic View

Investment Perspectives: Troubles for the shipping industry as Maersk reports huge decline in profits
Robert Van Egghen reports on problems in the global shipping industry as ship owners battle low freight rates combined with slowing demand for commodities

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Ed Mitchell

Investment Perspectives: What to listen for in Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress with Oliver Pursche

Ed Mitchell
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Ed's Macro-Economic View

Investment Perspectives: What to listen for in Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress with Oliver Pursche
Oliver Pursche, CEO of Bruderman Brothers, joins us on the line from New York to discuss what to expect and look out for as Janet Yellen appears before Congress in the midst of ongoing global market turmoil

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Juliette Foster

The Weeks Update: Was the Paris climate deal enough?

Juliette Foster
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The Weeks Update

The Weeks Update:  Was the Paris climate deal enough?
The US President Barack Obama gave his reaction to the climate change deal brokered in Paris last December. Among the headline making initiatives was the promise to keep global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius. Yet for some Green activists the deal was hardly a resounding success. Countries may be legally bound to have their emission reduction levels checked but there's flexibility on how they go about hitting their targets. And what about the economics of climate change? Did Paris make the link between excess human consumption and the impact on economies dependent on fossil fuels? Is it time to switch to a materialism that's environmentally friendly and economically kinder? We are joined in the studio by the author Andrew Simms of the New Economics Foundation and by Share Radio's regular economics commentator, Professor John Weeks.

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Morning Money: The recent performance of sovereign wealth funds

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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: The recent performance of sovereign wealth funds
Billy Bambrough looks into the performance of sovereign wealth funds, amidst stock market crashes and falling commodity prices. Billy speaks to Enrico Soddu, Head of Data and Research at the Sovereign Wealth Centre, and Selina Sy, Associate Commercial Manager of Hedge Funds at Preqin.
Guests:

Enrico Soddu, Selina Sy


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Morning Money: How has Vietnam bucked the economic trend?

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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: How has Vietnam bucked the economic trend?
Billy Bambrough looks at how Vietnam has maintained economic growth, despite a slowdown in emerging markets. Billy speaks with Gareth Leather of Capital Economics.
Guests:

Billy Bambrough, Gareth Leather


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