Chinese shares have been tumbling, despite recent attempts by the government to prop-up valuations. Billy Bambrough speaks to David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, and John Hardy, of tradingfloor.com, to look at the cause of the fall, whilst predicting what to expect from the Chinese government as a result.
Heiko Peters, Economist at Deutsche Bank's Macroeconomics team, talks to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson from Frankfurt about the current state of the German economy, and what it means for the Eurozone.
With Nikkei buying the FT Group from Pearson for £844 million, Japan's biggest business newspaper is set to gain far more influence. Billy Bambrough's been investigating how much power financial media corporations have and whether they should be more tightly regulated. He speaks with financial commentator Frances Coppola and IG analyst Chris Beauchamp.
Julie-Anna Needham, journalist at Dealreporter, talks to Sandra Kilhof and Chris Bailey about the latest deals in the business world, including Ladbrokes merger with Coral, Nikkei's purchase of The Financial Times and Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky takeover.
Non-financial companies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa currently have around $940 billion of debt maturing between 2016 and 2019 compared with $1.17 trillion, according to the latest report from Moody's, who conclude that there's no near term funding pressures for companies in the region. Richard Morawetz, Vice President & Senior Credit Officer at Moody's, discusses this with Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson.
Billy Bambrough speaks to Simon Hart, Banking Litigation Partner at law firm RPC, and financial writer Ron Finberg about the new encrypted messaging tool, called Symphony, which is set to enter the world of financial trading. But in light of the Forex and Libor scandals, what impact will this have on regulators?
Charles Forrester, Senior Research Analyst for IHS Jane's Defence Industry, talks to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson about Lockheed Martin's $9 billion takeover of Black hawk helicopter maker, Sikorsky.