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Morning Money: The Baltic Dry Index makes more positive moves

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The Baltic Dry Index makes more positive moves
The Baltic Dry Index continues to move in a positive direction. The Index, often used as an indicator for the general health of the shipping sector, had its lowest point in February, but has been climbing back ever since. Matt Cox spoke to Robert Merrylees, Policy Analyst at The UK Chamber of Shipping, about the situation.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Robert Merrylees


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Morning Money: What will changes at Network Rail mean for the freight industry?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What will changes at Network Rail mean for the freight industry?
With the structure and financing of Network Rail currently being discussed and investigated, this year’s annual Rail Freight Group Conference was moved forward by two months so the industry could get together to discuss and respond. Maggie Simpson, the Rail Freight Group's Executive Director, joined to discuss why the 24th annual event is so critical.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Maggie Simpson


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Morning Money: US Elections - Can Trump make it in New York?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: US Elections - Can Trump make it in New York?
Today the state of New York votes in their Presidential primary. Riding high in the polls, Donald Trump is expected to triumph in the Republican primary - a welcome boost to his campaign after a rocky few weeks and a heavy defeat in Wisconsin. Share Radio's Robert Van Egghen reports on whether this will be the week the Trump campaign gets back on track.

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Morning Money: Brexit - George Osborne's latest predictions are proving divisive

Sarah Lowther
Morning Money: Brexit - George Osborne's latest predictions are proving divisive
The Treasury's forecasts that UK households will be £4,300 worse off a year by 2030 if we leave the European Union. The predictions were slammed by eurosceptics yesterday, with MPs calling the chancellor’s report pathetic and desperate. Jeremy Cook - chief economist at WorldFfirst talks to Sarah Lowther
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Jeremy Cook


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Morning Money: A new approach for Facebook after chatbot launch?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: A new approach for Facebook after chatbot launch?
Oliver Smith, Senior Reporter at business tech trade magazine The Memo, discusses Facebook’s general strategies, after it was announced that they will now allow businesses to deliver automated customer support, e-commerce guidance, content and interactive experiences through chatbots. So how does this work?
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Oliver Smith


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Is a downturn in e-Book sales a good or bad thing for the book industry?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is a downturn in e-Book sales a good or bad thing for the book industry?
Sellers and publishers from across the UK are gathering to discuss all things book-related at the London Book Fair. But how is the climate when it comes down to selling physical books and digital copies? Matt Cox spoke to independent bookseller Mark Thornton and bestselling author James Craig, who explained how they operate in the world of bookselling and how recent trends have affected them.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Mark Thornton, James Craig


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Morning Money: Robert Van Egghen looks into the UK's soaring house prices

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Robert Van Egghen looks into the UK's soaring house prices
The Office for National Statistics has released its latest round of statistical bulletins. Among the bundle is the House Price Index which shows that UK house prices continue to rise. With new analysis showing that house prices have increased by 47,000% during the Queen's lifetime, Share Radio's Robert Van Egghen examines the state of Britain's housing market.
Guest:

Robert Van Egghen


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Morning Money: Tax returns, Miliband’s re-emergence & the battle to be London Mayor

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Tax returns, Miliband’s re-emergence & the battle to be London Mayor
Jack Sommers, of The Huffington Post, discusses the latest in the world of politics. Among the topics covered, Jack discusses the MPs publishing their tax returns, the return of David Miliband to British politics and mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan, who exclusively told The Huffington Post that Zac Goldsmith’s divisive campaign is putting Muslims off taking part In politics.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Jack Sommers


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Brazil's economy in the doldrums

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Brazil's economy in the doldrums
Brazil is due to present its budget, but with GDP forecasts due to shrink by 4% for the second consecutive year, and the unemployment rate rising sharply, the country is struggling to deal with the end of the commodity boom. The biggest party in congress has now also voted to abandon President Dilma Rousseff’s ruling coalition. Robert Van Egghen looked into the country's struggles.
Guests:

Robert Van Egghen, Riordan Roett


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Morning Money: A renaissance on the high street

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: A renaissance on the high street
Clare Rayner, The Retail Champion and Founder of The Future High Street Summit, discusses the event, which embraces the belief that the high street is evolving. It’s returning for a third year, and Clare talks about the agenda and if the high street can compete with the likes of Amazon.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Clare Rayner


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