There was no shortage of European economic data today - but the most important was the overall figure, with the Eurozone growing 0.5 percent in the final quarter of 2016, taking annual growth to 1.8 percent for the year. That's behind UK growth for 2016 at 2.2% but ahead of the US, at only 1.6 percent. For more detail, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Jennifer McKeown, Chief European Economist at Capital Economics.
All of the day's top economic stories including the FTSE's shift, regional UK construction boom and some concerning signs for UK consumer sentiment. Plus a slew of Eurozone data showing where the strong - and weak - economies are on the continent. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Alex Dryden, market strategist at JP Morgan, to analyse the day's news.
Shares in Ocado have jumped 7% today after the online grocer revealed profits rose by 20% last year, but the company still hasn't announced a long-promised partnership with an overseas retailer. Results were also out from soft drink maker Britvic and Carpetright. Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the FT, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Vix Leyton joined Georgie in the studio. After half a century could we see the end of free cash at ATMs? We take a look at why and what we can do IF charges are brought in. The Sucker punch award goes to an old favourite - HMRC but what has the taxman done wrong now? And in more positive news - the ladies will tell you how you could save £1000 a year on a simple change.
The fear of broadband downtime means internet-dependent Brits are missing out on £327 million savings a year, according to a survey by Uswitch. The data found that people are so concerned about internet blackouts that just one in ten has switched broadband provider in the past year. Georgie spoke to Ewan Taylor-Gibson, uSwitch's resident broadband expert.
Recently it's become increasingly difficult to separate fact from fiction in what we read and see online. The problem is now so bad though that a Parliamentary inquiry is being launched to look into solving the problem. To find out more Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to chair of The Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Damian Collins MP, who began by explaining the scale of the problem.
Share Radio's Sara Macham has been taking a look at another member of the UK Money Blogger community: katykicker.com. Created by mother and wife, Katy Stevens, the blog shares her views on personal finance issues to do with parenting, products, and family life.
Now every week, the UK Money Blogger community, around 100 experts in all, take to the social media site to kick off the week and share experiences, tips and questions on anything money related. Last night they discussed loyalty points. Joining Georgie was Naomi Willis - whose site is: Loyalty Card Points and Skint Dad.
Georgie Frost was joined by Finance expert Kevin Pratt from Money Supermarket. Today on the agenda, they discussed rising consumer confidence. Plus they look into why today is the day most people are likely to quit their job. All these stories and more on The News Review.