Despite innovations in finance, banks are still the primary source of funds for business. But for the crucial high-growth sector, equity finance can be a better choice - the question is, how do you get your hands on it if you're in the regions? A report from the Institute for Public Policy Research has looked at how to make equity more equitable. Share Radio's Peta Fuller reports.
Rachel Winter, Senior Investment Manager at stockbroker Killik & Co, joined Share Radio Breakfast before and after the market open at 8am, to look at who’s been reporting, how those companies are faring, and how the FTSE has opened.
Almost a year late, investors in Hong Kong can now buy stocks on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. HK has long been a traditional gateway to the rest of mainland China. This Hong Kong-Shenzhen Connect, is an important milestone in further opening up the Chinese market. Shenzhen is Asia's busiest exchange with a monthly turnover of more than a trillion dollars. To look into this further, Paul Lynch, of Itarle, which is active on exchanges in the region, joined Share Radio Breakfast.
Stride Gaming PLC, the multi-branded online gaming operator, announced that it has conditionally agreed to acquire certain assets of Tarco Limited, the entire issued share capital of Netboost Media Limited, and the entire issued share capital of 8Ball Games Limited.
This will make Stride Gaming the fourth largest online bingo operator in the UK.
Eitan Boyd, CEO of Stride Gaming joined the Morning Money team to discuss further.
For weeks, we kept hearing that the dearth of mergers and deals would end once the Brexit vote uncertainty was behind us. So how does the deal making world feel now, and what happens next? Kirsty Wilson, Global Research Editor at Mergermarket, joined Share Radio Morning Money to offer an insight into the world of M&A.
AIM business Safestyle UK, who specialise in replacement windows and doors, has released its full year results. The company recorded record results in 2015, and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Birmingham, joined Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper to discuss the performance.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has reported an annual loss attributable to shareholders of £1.9 billion. That is in line with the bank's guidance from last month and is a smaller loss than last year, but it’s the bank’s eight consecutive annual loss. Chris Bailey, Founder of financialorbit.com, joins Share Radio to look at the ins and outs of the numbers.