The latest quarterly review from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research sees world economic growth this year falling to it's slowest pace since the 2009 recession. The growth downgrade to 3% is mainly due to disappointing performances in us and japan, also poor performances for Brazil and Russia. As for the UK, things are dominated by the outcome of the EU referendum, for more analysis Ed Mitchell is joined in the studio by Jack Meaning, Research Fellow at the National Institute.
The global economic landscape remains dominated by Central Bank monetary policy and their regular policy and forecast pronouncements.
Late yesterday it was the US Federal Reserve, this morning the Bank of Japan and recently the ECB. The Bank of England is also making it's position known regularly on the EU referendum.
For his analysis of Central Bank Monetary Policy and what it means for investors, Ed Mitchell of Investment Perspectives is joined in the studio by Nizam Hamid, Head of Sales for Europe at Wisdom Tree, the leading exchange traded products provider.
Eight leading economists have weighed into the referendum debate, arguing that the UK would be economically better off outside the EU.
One of those economists is Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He joins Ed Mitchell of Investment Perspectives to discuss further.
A group of eight leading Economists led by Professor Patrick Minford and Dr. Gerard Lyons have recently launched a campaign, Economists for Brexit which makes the economic case for leaving the EU.
To examine their economic arguments Ed Mitchell is joined by John Springford, Senior Research Fellow at the centre for European Reform.
Retail sales fell at the fastest pace over the last year since January 2012, thats according to the CBI's latest monthly Distributive Trends Survey. Analysts had hoped to see a pick up in growth in the sector and the figures come in the same week as high street retailers BHS and Austin Reed entered administration. Joining Juliette Foster to shed more light on this research is Anna Leach, Head of Economic Analysis at the CBI.
Share Radio's Patrick Jones catches up with our man in Hong Kong, Finbarr Bermingham, Asia Editor of the Global Trade Review, to talk about the future for the Chinese economy considering it's colossal debt levels, collaboration between global banks and what is the 'ISDS' clause within TTIP?
Naomi Smith is London First's Europe Director. She leads their campaigning work to stay in the EU and joins Ed Mitchell on the line. The Tata steel story comes at a time of intensifying debate about the future of the UK in Europe. The questions were bound to be raised.. would Brexit help Britain's steel industry and does membership of the EU cause the problems in the first place? Naomi offers her analysis.
Oz katerji, a journalist based in Turkey and Lesbos project Coordinator for Help Refugees, joins Ed Mitchell of Investment Perspectives for analysis on the European Migration scheme, which will see refugees and migrants being sent back to Turkey to prevent them from coming to islands such as Lesbos. which is set to begin today.
Investment Perspectives: We catch up with our man in Hong Kong, Asia Editor of the Global Trade Review, Finbarr Bermingham.
Share Radio's Michael Considine spoke to Finbarr, this week in Hong Kong and began by asking about the cyber security theft at the Bangledesh Central Bank
The London property market, once the favoured choice for trophy properties among affluent overseas buyers, may not have the same appeal that it once did.
As issues like falling oil prices and changes to the UK Stamp duty tax come to the forefront, investor appetite for London's luxury flats is faltering.
Share Radio's Patrick Jones reports on the problems facing a market with too much supply and not enough demand. Featuring CEO of LCP Naomi Heaton and Adam Challis, Head of Residential Research at JLL