Just five weeks ago, shares in Sareum Holdings rocketed over 150% after it announced its cancer drug candidate had been licensed to Nasdaq listed ProNAi Therapeutics. The company discovers and develops innovative drug candidates aimed at cancers and autoimmune diseases and its results are out. Dr Tim Mitchell is the CEO and he joined Share Radio to discuss the numbers.
This month, Scottish wind farms have received a record £5.5 million to shut down. It’s after hurricane-force gusts produced more electricity than could be consumed. August 7th saw winds blowing as high as 115 miles an hour, while demand for power fell to record lows. But Renewable UK’s Deputy Chief Executive, Maf Smith, told Share Radio's James Brydges that wind farms turning off was actually the least expensive solution.
Last week it emerged that Tata Steel was considering keeping its UK steelmaking arm, after putting the loss-making business up for sale in March. The development has raised further hopes that the Port Talbot plant can be saved and David Blackaby, Professor of Economics at Swansea University, looked at why a U-turn is being considered.
Boeing, the world's largest plane manufacturer, plans to cut thousands of jobs. So is this a sign that Boeing, and even the wider aerospace sector, is in trouble? Matt Cox spoke to aviation expert Julian Bray who offered his thoughts on the situation.
Greece is a frontline state in the battle to control the influx of migrants, it’s got a widening current account deficit and its struggling to meet its bailout conditions. So you might say doing good business or investing in Greece might seem impossible, but Panos Manuelides of Odysea Foods does just that and he discusses the country’s struggles. But is every area struggling?
Google's parent company Alphabet is trying to sell robotics firm Boston Dynamics, which it acquired two years ago. So is this a sign of the end of innovation and ingenuity from Google in the pursuit of profit, or something more complex? Matt Cox spoke to fintech consultant David Brear, Chief Thinker at the Think Different Group, who gave his take on the matter.
One year on from Alibaba's share issue on the New York Stock exchange, the stock price is languishing 50% below its peak. Billy Bambrough's been finding out why by speaking with Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, and Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ Bell.
Morning Money: Growth and challenges facing the big data industry
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Big data companies, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, are increasingly restricting access to their data. Billy Bambrough's been investigating what this means for the future of big data companies, by speaking with Tim Seears, CTO at Big Data Partnership, and David Richards, CEO at WANdisco.
Primark, the discount clothing retailer, is opening its first US store in Boston today. But will the fashion chain be able to work in the US where other big British companies have failed? Billy Bambrough speaks to Clare Rayner, Founder of Retail Champion, and James McGregor, Managing Partner at Retail Remedy, to find out.
Joe Aldridge speaks to Professor Phil Jones of the University of Cardiff, who was the lead architect behind a zero carbon house recently built in Wales, and Steve Turner, of the House Builders Federation, about the government's commitment to green energy.
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