Andy Silvester, Head of Campaigns at the Institute of Directors, talks about the new IoD survey which shows that the majority of its members are set to vote to remain in the European Union. Six in ten business leaders plan to vote to remain according to the snap poll and Andy discusses this with Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper.
David Buik, Market Commentator at Panmure Gordon, talks about the Brexit referendum and the implications of an EU deal for the City. The Institute of Directors has found that 60% of its directors plan to vote to remain, and an open letter signed by half of the FTSE100 chairmen and chief executives say that leaving the EU “would put the economy at risk”.
Grainne Gilmore, Head of Knight Frank UK Residential Research, talks about the Knight Frank monthly house price sentiment report. Some analysts have been calling time on the property market for months, notably in London. Yet it seems that households in all UK regions saw increases in the value of their homes. So what is the overall picture? And is the rate of growth slowing? Grainne explains.
Francesco Guerrera, Associate Editor and Chief Financial Correspondent at Politico Europe, joined Nigel Cassidy and Sara Sjölin after the first EU Council session ended in the early hours of Friday morning with no agreement on several key issues. Before negotiations reconvened, Francesco looked at what stage the talks were at.
The make or break European Council Summit is due to get under way in Brussels. The crucial issues on the agenda: trying to agree a new UK membership deal to set the terms of an imminent referendum, and Europe’s response to the migration crisis. So is an agreement in reach? Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent and Associate Editor at Politico Europe in Brussels, offers his views.
Judging by some of the latest European bank results, we might need to brace ourselves for a financial crisis. This time though, it's not so much about banks being poorly regulated. It would seem that the actions being taken by central banks to try and steady their countries’ economies have had a nasty side-effect. Steen Jakobsen, Chief Investment Officer of Saxo Bank, talks on central banks.
Francesco Guerrera, Chief Financial Correspondent at Politico Europe, joins Nigel Cassidy and Marketwatch's Sara Sjölin to discuss the turmoil in European markets, and also look ahead to what’s coming up.
For three years, Houston PR has been collecting jargon and buzzwords. The company writes to correspondents and editors in the UK and the US once a quarter, asking them to identify the words and phrases that annoy them the most. Hamish Thompson, Managing Director at Houston PR, joined Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper to reveal the most annoying jargon.
Matt Cox has been hearing from Leo Cubbin and Phil Gaskell, Co-Founders of Ripstone, a gaming company based in Liverpool, who explained why the city is the new place for tech hubs and what drew them to create their tech startup.
One year on from Alibaba's share issue on the New York Stock exchange, the stock price is languishing 50% below its peak. Billy Bambrough's been finding out why by speaking with Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, and Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ Bell.