Britain's manufacturers are 'firing on all cylinders' - that's what the Confederation of British Industry says in its latest report - but will it last?
Three of the five biggest shareholders in FTSE 350 firms have vowed to get tough on executive pay. And in the US, Donald Trump has approved two oil pipelines, is the Trump bump back?
Ben Kumar from 7 Investment Management analyses the latest economic news with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Theresa May is currently in the unenviable position of simultaneously having to negotiate trade deals with Europe to the East, and the US to the West. And as with all British business leaders trying to build their US sales and presence, the Prime Minister must ensure she is in sync with the American businessman leading the country. Allyson Stewart-Allen is the Director at International Marketing Partners, and she joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to offer her views on the approach May should take.
The LIBOR scandal is perhaps the biggest financial conspiracy the world has ever seen. While political scandal Watergate has Woodward and Bernstein, LIBOR has Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch. Their new book is The Fix: How Bankers Lied, Cheated and Colluded To Rig The World's Most Important Number. It's published here by John Wiley and Bloomberg Press. Simon was joined by Liam Vaughan.
Emerging Opportunities with Gavin Serkin and Simon Rose, is dedicated to global, emerging and frontier markets. This week they talk to Farrukh Khan, senior director of business development at Acumen - a pioneer of investing with social impact.
Gavin Serkin is managing editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy and author of Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow.
Parliament and the Supreme Court Brexit ruling has been the hot topic of the day.
After a rather overwhelming defeat for the government, MPs must be given a vote on triggering Article 50.
It has been recently announced that the government will introduce the article 50 bill on Thursday.
For more reaction, Simon was joined by Stephen Gethins, MP for Fife North East and an SNP Europe spokesperson, Peter Lilley, MP for Hitchin and former secretary for trade and industry and for social security.
The dust has begun to settle on the Supreme Court ruling that parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process. Shortly after the ruling, David Davis, the UK's Brexit minister, promised a parliamentary bill within days. Sterling rose on the news, but has fallen back since, following the additional ruling that the UK's devolved assemblies will not have a veto on leaving the bloc. For this story and more, join Share Radio's Simon Rose as he investigates this and what else has been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To put the day's events in context, he's joined by Chris Bailey, founder of Financial Orbit - the investment research and consultancy service.
2016 was a great year for stock markets. However, many investors are worrying that the old adage of what goes up must come down may apply in 2017 with some commentators speculating that the markets may indeed be overvalued.
For more on this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Dan Kemp, Chief Investment Officer at Morningstar, the investment research and investment management firm.
They began by examining what was behind the bumper year enjoyed by many of the world's stockmarkets.
For reaction to the Supreme Court's Brexit ruling, which means Prime Minister Theresa May must allow MP's and peers to vote on Article 50 before it's triggered, Simon was joined by Rishi Patel of FTI Consulting.
Oil prices rose this week on evidence on news that production from OPEC is falling, but an increase in drilling in the United States could keep a lid on prices.
Fergus Marcroft, Senior Advisor to investment bank Hannam & Partners, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to explain.