It is predicted that a million people could arrive in the Germany this year seeking refugee status. Human rights groups have applauded Germany's willingness to give shelter to people escaping conflict in their own countries, and it has been suggested the presence of so many people could be vital to the long term growth of the German economy. Alexi Philips reports.
A potential stock connect between the London Stock Exchange and Shanghai is the latest news coming out of George Osborne's five day visit to China. Dr David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore, gives his thoughts to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson on any potential deal.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by money experts Frank Van Lerven from Positive Money, and on the phone with Steve Keen from Kingston University and Chris Skinner from the Financial Services Club to ask the question just what is money? From Bitcoin, to where money comes from, Sarah and her guests answer your questions live only on Ask Sarah.
Japan's long-term Credit rating has been downgraded by S & P to A+, in response to continued poor economic performance. William Saito, special adviser to the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan, talks us through the impacts this could have on Abenomics.