Podcasts related to Economics

Podcast Directory


Genre: Economics
Clear Selection

Juliette Foster

Market Wrap: US market has first 1% drop in 5 months

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: US market has first 1% drop in 5 months
On the latest Market Wrap, US financial markets have been making the headlines after the Dow Jones posted its first drop in 5 months. Plus, Kingfisher, the B&Q and Screwfix owner, has reported higher profits boosted by resilient sales in the UK and the weaker pound. Finally, mining companies Acacia and Endeavour are going separate ways after their merger talks broke down. Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ Bell joined us to discuss.
Guest:

Russ Mould


Published:
Ed Bowsher

Kingfisher's 'perfect storm' of political uncertainty pushes shares down

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Kingfisher's 'perfect storm' of political uncertainty pushes shares down
Kingfisher, the company behind B&Q and Screwfix, beat expectations and posted pre-tax profit of £759m - but shares dropped almost 5%. And are falls on Wall Street just a headline or is there a long-term downward trend? Chris Bailey, founder of investment research consultancy, Financial Orbit, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's biggest company stories.
Guest:

Chris Bailey


Published:
Ed Bowsher

Wall Street takes risk off table as 'Trump bump' cools

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Wall Street takes risk off table as 'Trump bump' cools
Wall Street's had its worst day since President Trump's election - the flagship S&P 500 index fell 1.2%, which had ramifications for the FTSE today. Chris Justham, relationship manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this and the day's major economic news.
Guest:

Chris Justham


Published:
Sarah Lowther

The New Review: Money....the root of all our struggles?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The New Review: Money....the root of all our struggles?
Sarah Lowther was joined by Sara Benwell, Consumer Editor from Good Housekeeping this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how nearly half of UK families with dependent children would struggle to survive a month on their savings if they had to. Plus they look into why money worries are the biggest strain on relationships in the UK. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

Sara Benwell


Published:
Sarah Lowther

Can Nicola Sturgeon win the backing of Scottish Parliament to call for a second referendum?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Can Nicola Sturgeon win the backing of Scottish Parliament to call for a second referendum?
Labour's Party membership is expected to fall below half a million for the first time since its peak under Jeremy Corbyn. And the Scottish government is expected to win a vote calling for a second independence referendum later. The First Minister will call on Members of the Scottish Parliament to back her request for a second poll. For more on this and all the biggest political stories of the day, Sarah Lowther was joined by Professor Peter Catterall, Reader in the History Department of the University of Westminster.
Guest:

Professor Peter Catterall


Published:
Sarah Lowther

Weak pound sees Kingfishers sales soar by 7.5%

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Weak pound sees Kingfishers sales soar by 7.5%
Joining Sarah Lowther to discuss the main market headlines of the morning is Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy, starting with Kingfisher profiting from the weak pound. We've also heard from fashion house Hermès. Plus, we check out how the pound and FTSE is fairing.
Guest:

Nigel Cassidy


Published:
Nigel Cassidy

Cello Group reveal their £10m pre-tax profits amidst the price hike of generic drugs

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Cello Group reveal their £10m pre-tax profits amidst the price hike of generic drugs
Cello Group, the UK based healthcare and consumer strategic marketing company has released their latest preliminary results today. Cello Group has two distinct businesses, Cello Health which delivers marketing advisory services to the global pharma and health sectors, and Cello Signal which delivers digitally-led insight and marketing services to global consumer and B2B clients. So how is the company doing? Mark Scott, CEO of Cello revealed to Nigel Cassidy.
Guest:

Mark Scott


Published:
Nigel Cassidy

London Taxi Company inaugurates £300 million new electric car plant in Coventry

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

London Taxi Company inaugurates £300 million new electric car plant in Coventry
Today, the London Taxi Company (LTC) announced the official opening of the UK's first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles. This new, state-of-the-art, vehicle plant in Ansty, Coventry, is where the world's first purpose-built, mass-market electric taxi will be built. The investment and expansion of LTC has created more than 1,000 new jobs, including 200 engineers and 30 apprenticeships. So to tell us more, Nigel Cassidy was joined by Chris Gubbey, CEO of London Taxi Company.
Guest:

Chris Gubbey


Published:
Ed Bowsher

Inflation rise to 2.3% 'reasonable' following weaker pound

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Inflation rise to 2.3% 'reasonable' following weaker pound
The UK's inflation rate jumped in February to 2.3%, according to the Office for National Statistics, placing it above the Bank of England's 2% target rate for CPI inflation. Will inflation peak higher than the 2.8% predicted in 2018? Plus the Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane says mediocrity in UK business is to blame for the productivity crisis - is he right? John Barrass, Deputy Chief Executive of the Wealth Management Association, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to analyse these stories and more.
Guest:

John Barrass


Published:
Ed Bowsher

Stagnating wages against rising inflation 'eating away' at funds

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Stagnating wages against rising inflation 'eating away' at funds
Inflation is up more than expected - the consumer price index rose to 2.3%, up from 1.8% in January, and is now higher than the Bank of England's target of 2%. But what does this mean for consumers and savers? And where might there be profits in the current climate? Calum Bennie at Scottish Friendly joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to explain.
Guest:

Calum Bennie


Published: