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Nigel Cassidy

The latest SNP conference news: Is a "hard Brexit" pushing Scotland towards another independence referendum?

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The latest SNP conference news: Is a "hard Brexit" pushing Scotland towards another independence referendum?
As Nicola Sturgeon announced the move towards a second independence referendum for Scotland, much of the SNP conference seems to have been centred around Brexit and the effects it will have on the Scottish people. Maurice Smith, Share Radio's Scotland correspondent discussed the latest news from the conference floor.
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Jeremy Batstone-Carr, Maurice Smith


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Maurice Smith Share Radio's Scottish Correspondent talks to us live from the SNP Conference

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: Maurice Smith Share Radio's Scottish Correspondent talks to us live from the SNP Conference
Maurice Smith, Share Radio's Scottish Correspondent joins us live from the SNP Conference, which starts today. What will be on the agenda?
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Maurice Smith


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Gina Miller brings Brexit to the High Court today to challenge MPs right to trigger Article 50

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Morning Money: Gina Miller brings Brexit to the High Court today to challenge MPs right to trigger Article 50
Gina Miller brings Brexit to the High Court today to challenge MPs right to trigger Article 50. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox spoke to Gina to find out more.
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Matt Cox


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Nigel Cassidy

Will blockchain technology be a boom for Britain?

Nigel Cassidy
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Will blockchain technology be a boom for Britain?
Blockchain technology seems to be the prize many financial institutions are chasing, but why? From big banks to Fintech startups, creating a mainstream blockchain technology is the goal. The Blockchain Summit held in London today is a further testament to this, where delegates will discuss the next steps and long term impacts. So what's standing in the way of this technology serving the public, and do we really need it? To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to Garrick Hileman, a monetary innovation researcher and Economic Historian at the University of Cambridge and London School of Economics.
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Chris Bailey, Matt Cox, Garrick Hileman


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Nigel Cassidy

How can technology transform real estate? Tom Carroll discusses JLL's new report.

Nigel Cassidy
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How can technology transform real estate? Tom Carroll discusses JLL's new report.
Talk property and tech and we tend to think of perhaps being able to sell a house via an online company, but tech is changing the entire property management landscape. For example, think smart buildings, highly connected spaces you can live and work in which could allow for better management of property. Tom Carroll, is head of EMEA corporate research at JLL, who are about to publish a major report on how technology can and is transforming real estate. He joined Share Radio to discuss the moves in this sector.
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Chris Bailey, Tom Carroll


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Nigel Cassidy

Is the fall of Sterling's value a bad thing? Robert Van Egghen reports.

Nigel Cassidy
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Is the fall of Sterling's value a bad thing? Robert Van Egghen reports.
Since the vote to leave the European Union the value of the pound has fallen dramatically with some options traders speculating it may reach parity with the dollar by the end of the year. The fall has been taken by many to be an indication of the economic damage Brexit may cause to the UK economy. But rewind to ten months ago and the consensus among analysts seemed to be that the pound was actually rather overvalued, hurting Britain's competitiveness. So is a fall in the value of sterling such a bad thing after all? Robert Van Egghen takes a look.
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Chris Bailey, Robert Van Egghen


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Nigel Cassidy

How did algorithmic trading play into the Sterling flash crash?

Nigel Cassidy
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How did algorithmic trading play into the Sterling flash crash?
As the Bank of England investigates what caused the sudden "flash crash" of Sterling on Friday, plunging 6% in value in two minutes, many are pointing fingers to algorithmic traders. These so-called robotic automated systems have been on the rise - and now there are concerns surrounding oversight, and how to stop these crashes happening again. Matt Cox spoke to Ken Odeluga, a Market Analyst at City Index to find out more about algorithmic traders.
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Chris Bailey, Matt Cox, Ken Odeluga


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: “Economic forecasts have a low amount of credibility” – Jeremy Cook on the IMF's UK growth forecast

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: “Economic forecasts have a low amount of credibility” – Jeremy Cook on the IMF's UK growth forecast
The International Monetary Fund has defended the grim warnings it made about the potential impact of the UK voting to leave the EU, with its chief economist saying it would have been “malpractice” not to have considered worst-case scenarios. The comments came after the fund nudged up its 2016 growth forecast for the UK but cut the 2017 forecast once again. Jeremy Cook, Chief Economist at World First, joined Share Radio to offer his view on the forecasts.
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Chris Bailey, Jeremy Cook


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Will O2 go for a £10.3 billion stock market float?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Will O2 go for a £10.3 billion stock market float?
There's been a catalogue of initial public offerings this autumn, and now mobile phone network O2 is hoping to sell shares to millions of ordinary investors in the first major retail offering in three years. Chris Justham, Relationship Manager at 7 Investment Management, discussed why it's happening.
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Chris Bailey, Chris Justham


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