With Nikkei buying the FT Group from Pearson for £844 million, Japan's biggest business newspaper is set to gain far more influence. Billy Bambrough's been investigating how much power financial media corporations have and whether they should be more tightly regulated. He speaks with financial commentator Frances Coppola and IG analyst Chris Beauchamp.
Billy Bambrough speaks to Simon Hart, Banking Litigation Partner at law firm RPC, and financial writer Ron Finberg about the new encrypted messaging tool, called Symphony, which is set to enter the world of financial trading. But in light of the Forex and Libor scandals, what impact will this have on regulators?
Nikos Chryssochoidis, Managing Director of N. Chryssochoidis Stock Brokerage, speaks to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson live From Athens, as Greek banks open for the first time in three weeks today. He offers an insight into the effects of capital controls.
Billy Bambrough has been looking at the Canadian economy, as well as the legacy of Mark Carney, formerly the Governor of the Bank of Canada before taking his current role at the Bank of England. He speaks to Jim Stanford, a Canadian economist, and independent economist Shaun Richards.
With Iran set for a return to the global economy after reaching a deal with the international community, Billy Bambrough speaks to Virendra Chauhan, oil analyst at Energy Aspects, and Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank, about the potential for change in the global oil markets as a result.
Billy Bambrough speaks to Dr Ed Roberts from Imperial College London and Professor Carlos Cueva, about a study published on Scientific Reports by Imperial College London which reports that Testosterone and Cortisol destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks.