The dispute between Eurozone leaders and the IMF over Greece's bailout continues. Vicky Pryce from the Centre for Economics and Business Research spoke with Share Radio's Alexi Phillips for the latest on Greece's debt crisis.
US President Donald Trump has agreed to honour the so-called "One China" policy, which is the foundation of US-China relations, while domestically Trumps controversial travel ban has been unanimously ruled against by the US circuit court of appeals in San Francisco. For more on Trump's third week in the Oval Office Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Steven Erlanger, London Bureau Chief, New York Times.
Germany’s Bundesbank is set to unite half of the country’s gold reserves in its Frankfurt vaults by the end of 2017 - three years ahead of schedule. The central bank transferred 216 tons of the precious metal to Frankfurt in 2016, including 111 tons from New York and 105 tons from Paris. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda to find out more about this move.
A Tory MP, James Duddridge has tabled a motion of no confidence in John Bercow following the Speaker of the Commons announcing that Donald Trump should not be allowed to address parliament on account of his racist and sexist comments. For his thoughts on Bercow's position Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Robert Hutton, UK Political Correspondent for Bloomberg News.
This morning Share Radio's Georgie Frost was joined in the studio by Senior analyst Ed Bowsher talking about the latest money stories making the news. On today's agenda, they discussed the olive oil shortage following the vegetable shortage across Europe due to harsh weather affecting crop yields. Plus they explain why 4 in 10 workers believe retirement is a pipe dream. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Just Eat Chief Executive David Buttress announced that he will step down due to "urgent family matters", this sent the company's shares down 6% in the first hour of trading today. UK's largest pub retailer and brewer Greene King released its 40th week trading statement update which saw the group having a slow sales growth between January and November despite a record-breaking Christmas Day. Plus, British lender Nationwide's profit dropped 16 percent as low rates bite. To discuss this and other corporate stories Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA.
Nandini Ramakrishnan, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to look at today's biggest macro stories. FTSE climbed to a three-week high boosted by trade data from China showing better than forecast growth in imports and exports in January. According to the Office for National Statistics, UK industrial sector performed better than expected in December with manufacturing production climbing 2.1% compared to November. A Senior German banking regulator Andreas Dombret said that London will probably lose its status of 'the gateway to Europe' for vital financial services following Brexit.
A US court's refused to reinstate Donald Trump's controversial travel ban. He's taking it further but will it happen? Trump has also met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reconcile Japan U.S relations. Georgie Frost was joined by Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent at POLITICO, live from Brussels. Ryan began revealing what stories had caught his attention this morning.
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss what the main market headlines of the morning are is Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy. Nationwide profit was down 16% on low interest rates. And shares in Twitter have ended the day more than 12% lower after the company reported that its fourth-quarter losses had nearly doubled. The social networking service reported a loss of $167m (£133m) in the final three months of 2016, as against $90m in the same period a year earlier.
Supermarkets, everyone has their favourite. However some new players in the market have definitely shaken things up. We've seen the rise of 'budget' supermarkets such as Aldi and Lidl becoming the new popular way to shop, Aldi recently overtook Co-op to become the UK's fifth largest grocer. So where does this leave the more 'high-end' supermarkets such as Waitrose? It was reported yesterday that Waitrose is planning to close some of it's stores, so could this mean the beginning of the end of the 'middle-class' supermarket? Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel gave Share Radio his analysis.