All the big economic stories of the day including: The European Central Bank leaving rates at zero percent, market reaction to US Fed chair Janet Yellen's warning of a 'nasty surprise' if the US waits too long to raise its rates, and the Bank of Cyprus listing - is this the latest vote of confidence for London as a financial hub?
Richard Jeffrey is chief economist at Cazenove Capital Management and joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowser to talk through this and more.
In the wake of Theresa May's Brexit speech, several financial institutions have announced plans to relocate some of their operations from the City to mainland Europe. This is the result of continued uncertainty as to what sort of access the single market can be negotiated by the government. For more on why some city operations will be moved out of London Brian Caplen, Editor of The Banker, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Theresa May made another speech on Brexit today - this time at the Davos World Economic Forum. Amongst other things she said: 'Our decision to leave the EU was no rejection of our friends in Europe...it was no attempt to become more distant from them.' Robert Hutton, UK political correspondent for Bloomberg News joined Share Radio to discuss the PM's words on Brexit and trade.
Where have all the courgettes gone? That may be what you're asking yourself when you go for weekly grocery shop. It seems like cold and wet weather in Southern Europe has effected the Winter crop, and pushed wholesale prices up so high, that supermarkets are unwilling to stock them. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Professor Peter Midmore, Agricultural Economist at Aberystwyth University.
It's Theresa May's big moment. The Prime Minister will warn world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that they must listen to those who feel left behind by globalisation. Steve Clarke was at the “magic mountain”, and he brought us the latest from the Swiss ski resort.
The inauguration of Donald Trump is fast approaching, and Washington D.C. is transforming to accommodate the estimated 1 million attendees and protesters expected to descend on the city this week. So what’s expected from the event, and who will be boycotting as Trump is sworn in as the 45th US President?
The world's rich and powerful have descended on Davos for the World Economic Forum - the 1%'s annual pilgrimage to the temple of globalisation. But, this year, a sense of unease will almost certainly shadow any worship at the altar, with the liberal world order having had not one but two slaps to the face from Brexit and then Trump.
So, what exactly makes the global elite, well, elite? And what do they get up to behind closed doors? To find out, Share Radio's Alex Clark spoke to Daniel Levin, author of 'Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Powerful'.
Share Radio's Simon Rose is joined in the studio by Tim Evens, Professor of Political Economy at Middlesex University, for The Bigger Picture, a look at the deeper meaning behind the week's headlines. On today's programme: what were the strategies and tactics behind Theresa May's Brexit speech? Is there any truth to post-truth? And how Romania's corruption fight is a smokescreen for weakening its democracy.
Public finance is on "an unsustainable path" according to data.
The Office for Budget Responsibility, or OBR, has claimed that Chancellor Philip Hammond is likely to find it impossible to balance the books in the coming years without cutting spending or raising taxes.
The Chancellor said in his Autumn Statement he expected the deficit to be 2 percent of GDP by 2020, revised down from previous chancellor George Osborne's plans to have a budget surplus by the end of next parliament.
But the OBR says that public sector debt could go from being 82 percent of GDP now to a staggering 234 percent over the next fourty years. It blamed the increased spending on the NHS and state pensions in particular.
To understand what this means for the UK, Share Radio's Matt Cox spoke to Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce.