Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context I'm joined by Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst. They discussed US non-farm payroll adding 227,000 jobs last month and reaching its highest growth rate since last July, Snapchat parent Snap's plan to sell its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, and the slower growth of UK's dominant service in January.
The Federal Reserve, the US equivelant of the Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged in its first meeting since President Trump took office. However for watchers of US monetary policy, the real interest of the meeting lay in the committee's statement. For more on this Share Radio's Michael Considine spoke to Kully Samra, Managing Director, Charles Schwab UK and got his thoughts on the decision.
Taking the dollar's temperature is vital to many sectors - but with new president Donald Trump's protectionist approach, and desire to weaken the dollar, what's the future look like for greenback? In this week's magazine review, our guests gave their take on an Investors Chronicle article covering the dollar's rise. Share Radio's Peta Fuller reports.
Robyn Dwyer stands in for Share Radio's Simon Rose and brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world.
To help contextualise the day's events, Robyn was joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher - they tackled the FTSE's drop, retailers exceeding their trading expectations, and Fiat Chrysler shares taking a hit after being accused of taking part in the Diesel Emissions Scandal.