Morning Money: How do major disasters affect industries?
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Last month saw an explosion in the Chinese port town of Tianjin. Besides the tragic loss of life, how are businesses and industries impacted? Joe Aldridge has been finding out by speaking with Chris Moss, Director of Risk Consulting at Charles Taylor, and Lili Yang, Leader in Emergency Management at Loughborough University.
The High Pay Centre is about to release a collection of essays on the economics and metrics of pay ratios. Paul Marsland, a research consultant and leader of the High Pay Centre's work, joins Mark Johnson and Chris Bailey to discuss.
The ONS release their quarterly statistics for business investment in the UK. In light of this, James Sproule, Chief Economist at The Institute of Directors, joins Sandra Kilhof and Chris Bailey to discuss the topic of business investment and why it's important to the UK's economy.
A busy week in the world of mergers and acquisition's saw Paddy Power and Betfair's potential combination, Zurich's bid for RSA and a failed Monsanto bid for Syngenta. John West, ECM Editor at Dealreporter/ Mergermarket, joins Sandra Kilhof and Chris Bailey to discuss all of this and more.
As the government prepares to release its latest immigration figures, Mark Hilton, Director of Immigration Policy at London First, reveals to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson what this will mean for London's business world.
Anglo Pacific Group, the global natural resources royalty company, released their interim results this morning and their CEO Julian Treger joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to discuss this and sum up the group's expectations for the rest of the year.
US consumer confidence data is released later today and to look ahead to it, Nandini Ramakrishnan, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to discuss, as well as assessing the US economy after 'Black Monday'.