This is the Responsible Investment Show, today with Share Radio's Steve Clarke. On this edition: renewable energy with Lord Adair Turner, microfinance with Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, and European oil and gas producers are scaling up their preparations ahead of an expected slowdown in the international oil market.
Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer has been defeated in the race for the Austrian presidency - an election widely seen as Europe's next populist bellwether.
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher is joined on the phone by Yannis Koutsomitis, European affairs analyst. Up for discussion: is this the end of far-right populist politics in Austria?
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark, taking you across the continent of Africa for the major stories of the week.
On today's programme: South Africa has avoided a downgrade to junk status. Meanwhile, its President is facing calls to resign from his own party. And Forbes's Person of the Year has now recieved recognition from Germany.
For more of Chris and Alex, check out last week’s episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/5331601-conversations-from-africa-switzerland-sneezes
The Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, has said he will resign after his referendum on constitutional reform failed by a large margin.
This morning Giorgia Scaturro, an Italian Journalist in London, painted a grim picture for the immediate future on Share Radio's breakfast show.
Following this, Ed Bowsher was joined by Research Fellow at Bruguel, Maria Demertzis, to discuss the reasons behind the rejection.
The Article 50 appeal at the Supreme Court began today. The case will decide whether government can formally begin the process of leaving the EU without getting approval from Parliament. The government was defeated when the case was first heard in the High Court last month.
Attorney General Jeremy Wright argued this morning that Theresa May can trigger Article 50 using so-called prerogative powers.
He says MPs were aware of how the outcome of the EU referendum would be handled when the European Referendum Act was debated in 2015.
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher is joined by 5RB barrister Greg Callus to discuss these developments and the future of Britain within the EU.
Italian voters have rebuffed their Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's constitutional reforms, precipitating a period of political instability in which emboldened anti-establishment parties will jostle to fill the power vacuum.
How have markets taken the news? Joining Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the line is Alastair McCaig, Director of Investment Management at Fern Wealth.
Share Radio teams up with Claer Barrett, personal finance editor of the Financial Times, for Serious Money. On this edition, she was joined by Share Radio's Juliette Foster to tackle DIY investment, pensions, and explain how its possible to have a luxury Christmas with all the trimmings - on the cheap.
Helal Miah, Investment Research Analyst at the Share Centre, reviews this week's stock market activity with Share Radio's Juliette Foster. They take a look back at Aberdeen Asset Management, RBC Group, Sage Group, and Breedon Group. They also look ahead to Ashtead, Wolseley, Iomart and TUI Group.
This is The Magazine Review, Share Radio's look at the top political and financial stories of the week under the forensic eye of expert guests. Today's brains are financial commentator and former fund manager Jonathan Compton and Duncan Sim, Policy and Projects Manager at ResPublica.
An ex-Tory chairman has criticised the party for not fielding a candidate against Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond by-election. Grant Shapps MP warned the Tories at the time of Goldsmith's resignation - he took to Twitter this morning, stating: "Tory rules are crystal clear. If someone stands AGAINST t the party, then we contest. It was therefore WRONG not to be on [the] Richmond Park ballot".
Grant Shapps MP now joined Share Radio's Juliette Foster on the line.
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