In light of disappointing recent data, the OECD have again revised down their forecasts for the global economy. Emerging economies, considered the engines of growth only a few years ago, continue to slow while advanced economies have undergone at best modest growth. So why has robust global growth remained elusive and more importantly what urgent policy responses has the OECD called for? For answers Share Radio's Alexi Phillips spoke to Catherine Mann, chief economist at the OECD, earlier today
On this week's episode of The Investment Trust Show Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher, Jeremy Beckwith, Director of Manager Research for MorningStar UK and Job Curtis, fund manager of The City of London Investment Trust plc, Henderson Global Investors discuss UK equity income.
This is Share Daily, a look back at some highlights from Share Radio over the last 24 hours. It's your opportunity to catch up with the best of Share Radio, where we bring you news and views on stocks and shares, talk to successful entrepreneurs and offer advice which could make and saves you money. In today's programme, Glen Thompsett takes a look at David Cameron's proposal to win backing for his EU reforms, the latest unemployment figures, teaching children digital skills, HSBC staying in Britain, and the rise of the robot in the workplace.
Westminster is piling the pressure on Britain’s biggest housebuilders to raise their construction output to meet an acute shortage of homes, that's according to The FT. Brian Berry, Chief Executive at the Federation of Master Builders, has his take on the problem: he wants to see a fast track planning process for house building. He joins Share Radio Morning Money to discuss.
The make or break European Council Summit is due to get under way in Brussels. The crucial issues on the agenda: trying to agree a new UK membership deal to set the terms of an imminent referendum, and Europe’s response to the migration crisis. So is an agreement in reach? Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent and Associate Editor at Politico Europe in Brussels, offers his views.
Mike Indian, Senior Analyst at DeHavilland, and Annie Scanlan, EU Analyst at DeHavilland, join us in the studio to discuss David Cameron's attempts to win over doubting national leaders for his EU reform package
In today's show, we look at property with a member of the team at Property Partner, a site that enables you to invest as little as £50 in a residential property. We also look at lending sites where the loan is secured against property. And we'll also be talking to one of the UK's leading financial journalists, Anthony Hilton, for his take on the world of crowdfunding - he's pretty positive
This is Share Daily, a look back at some highlights from Share Radio over the last 24 hours. It's your opportunity to catch up with the best of Share Radio , where we bring you news and views on stocks and shares, talk to successful entrepreneurs and offer advice which could make and saves you money. On today's program, Fenella Fudge took a look at the economic volatility at the start of the year and how this is affecting global markets, whether collectible items can earn us some serious cash and much, much more.
David McCorquodale, Head of Retail at KPMG, comments on the SRC-KPMG Scottish retail sales monitor for the month of January, which show that total Scottish sales decreased by 3.8% compared with January 2015, when they had declined by 2.3%. So what's to blame and what do these figures reveal about consumer confidence in Scotland?
Oil prices fell on Tuesday despite Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing to freeze oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit. A potential stumbling block is Iran, after petroleum minister, Bijan Zangeneh, said that the country would "not forego its oil market share". Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, gives his opinion on the matter.