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What should investors make of the Italian story so far?

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What should investors make of the Italian story so far?
Many commentators have forecast financial market turmoil over Italy. But Italian shares have actually risen in the days since, as investors bet on a new caretaker government and no snap election. So what should investors make of the Italian story so far, and in what way is this a turning point? Chris Hiorns, Manager of the EdenTree Amity European Fund, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss.
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Chris Bailey, Chris Hiorns


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What impact will Brexit have on fintech start-ups?

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What impact will Brexit have on fintech start-ups?
One of Europe's leading venture capital firms, Balderton Capital, has warned that the UK's dominant position in Europe's tech industry could be at risk if Brexit makes it harder to attract foreign employees. So, what impact will Britain’s exit from the EU have on fintech start-ups? Antoine Baschiera is the CEO of Early Metrics, the first rating agency for start-ups and innovative SMEs, and he joined Share Radio Breakfast to look into this.
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Chris Bailey, Antoine Baschiera


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Transport Secretary to take track maintenance control away from Network Rail

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Transport Secretary to take track maintenance control away from Network Rail
In a speech later, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will announce a plan to take track maintenance responsibilities away from Network Rail, and give them to the train operators. He says it will make things simpler and more accountable to passengers. But not everyone's happy about the changes, with some experts worried it could cause a decline in safety standards. Share Radio’s James Brydges spoke to Lianna Etkind, from the Campaign For Better Transport.
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James Brydges, Lianna Etkind


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How will UK environmental industries deal with the potential fallout from Brexit?

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How will UK environmental industries deal with the potential fallout from Brexit?
The Environmental Industries Commission Annual Conference is being held in London. Its remit explores how environmental industries in the UK will deal with the potential fallout from Brexit. How will so called green companies cope if current environmental regulation is loosened once we come out of the EU? James Brydges spoke to James Murray, Editor in Chief of Business Green, who'll be speaking at the event. He asked how things would pan out for green businesses over the next few years.
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James Brydges, James Murray


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EU ramps up the pressure – Dan Hodges on the European Union’s hardening Brexit stance

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EU ramps up the pressure – Dan Hodges on the European Union’s hardening Brexit stance
Dan Hodges, Political commentator at the Mail on Sunday, joined Share Radio Breakfast to give his weekly politics round up. Dan discusses Corbyn, Cuba and the increasing pressure from the European Union over Brexit.
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Chris Bailey, Dan Hodges


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What can we expect from the OPEC meeting in Vienna?

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What can we expect from the OPEC meeting in Vienna?
There is high drama in Vienna, where oil ministers from OPEC are meeting. A deal to curtail oil production and prop up the price of crude has suffered a setback, with Iran and Iraq resisting pressure from Saudi Arabia to participate fully in any action. Iran’s oil minister has declared that his country will not cut oil production. To look ahead to the meeting, Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, joined Share Radio Breakfast.
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Chris Bailey, Kevin Baxter


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How did LondonMetric Property perform in its half year results?

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How did LondonMetric Property perform in its half year results?
LondonMetric Property is a FTSE 250 Real Estate Investment Trust specialising in property investment and development. It delivers attractive returns for shareholders through a strategy of increasing income and improving capital values. On the day of its half year results, Andrew Jones, the company’s CEO, joined Share Radio to discuss the numbers.
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Chris Bailey, Andrew Jones


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Bank of England Stress Tests – Mike van Dulken offers immediate reaction to the results

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Bank of England Stress Tests – Mike van Dulken offers immediate reaction to the results
Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, joined Share Radio Breakfast to offer an immediate reaction to the release of the Bank of England Stress Test results. Were there any major surprises?
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Chris Bailey, Mike van Dulken


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How does the global outlook for oil affect the industry in the UK?

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How does the global outlook for oil affect the industry in the UK?
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is meeting in Vienna, where it's hoped a plan to cut output could help curb global oversupply. But how does the global outlook affect the oil industry in the UK? A new survey finds that the market might have bottomed out, and there could even be signs of recovery. To find out more, James Brydges spoke to Uisdean Vass, oil expert from law firm Bond Dickinson.
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James Brydges, Uisdean Vass


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Is Abe's rush to ratify the TPP pointless given the pact's slim chances of obtaining US ratification?

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Is Abe's rush to ratify the TPP pointless given the pact's slim chances of obtaining US ratification?
The ruling coalition party of Japan has extended the end of the current extraordinary Diet session by two weeks, giving itself a window to enact bills on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and pension reform. But is Abe's rush to ratify the TPP pointless given the 12-party trade pact's slim chances of obtaining US ratification? To discuss this and more, Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at the University of Shizuoka, joined Share Radio Breakfast from Japan.
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Chris Bailey, Seijiro Takeshita


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