Could an eco-friendly loan from California have global implications?
In the second part of Share Radio's Special Report into so-called PACE loans, Matt Cox investigates why some of those familiar with the product believe it's set to trigger a new subprime lending crisis.
The latest UK GDP figures shown a slight improvement in the fourth quarter but overall growth has softened to 1.8 percent. But will growth slow as Brexit negotiations kick off this year? And Lloyds Bank posts strong results. Chris Justham, Relationship Manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for analysis of the day's key economic news.
The FTSE 100 has hit record highs since the start of the year, dumbfounding many analysts who had expected the UK's flagship index to endure some rocky times in the lead up to Brexit. However, the overall view of the stock market doesn't necessarily tell the tale of the companies within it.
For more on this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher is joined by Trevor Green, Head of UK Equities at Aviva Investors.
The Greek government and euro-zone finance ministers agreed a new plan for further negotiations on the Greek bailout yesterday. So what have they agreed so far and how significant is yesterday's deal?
Ed was joined on the line by Iain Begg, professorial research fellow at the European Institute at the London School of Economics to find out more.
Greek bonds have strengthened this morning, following last night’s agreement between the Greek government and the Eurozone on reforms for further bailout payments. Meanwhile, French bonds have hit by Le Pen's improving position in opinion polls,
For these stories and others shaping global markets, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined in the studio by Jeremy Stretch, Head of G10 FX Strategy at CIBC.
It's our daily examination of some of the business stories making the corporate news headlines. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line by Daniel Thomas, Deputy Companies Editor at the Financial Times, for a full roundup.
On today's edition: HSBC shares slide after 62% profit fall, Anglo American swings back to profit and retreats on disposal plan, BHP Billiton back in profit but warns of uncertainty, & more.
There are two by-elections in Labour seats this week, and it now appears there's a chance that the Tories could win BOTH seats.
For this thoughts on this, Ed spoke to John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The independent.
Could a green energy loan in a few US states have global implications?
In a special report, Matt Cox investigates the worrying whispers surrounding "PACE" loans, the effect it's had on California, and why it matters to the wider world - even us Brits across the Atlantic.
On Company Casebook this week Linda is visiting Wazoku - a fast expanding firm with big ideas about innovation whose software has already saved Waitrose millions of pounds by harnessing ideas about how to do things better put forward by staff, customers and other businesses they work with.
During a joint press-conference with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump appeared to have reversed from the long-held "two state solution" for the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Yossi Mekelberg, an Associate Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.