Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at the University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Share Radio Morning Money to talk on the latest economic stories coming out of Japan. Ratings agency Fitch has sounded alarm bells over the health of Japanese banks in the face of the latest tinkering with monetary policy from the Bank of Japan. But what could the consequences of this be?
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on landlords letting out properties with low energy efficiency ratings- new legislation may mean they have to start making improvements to get up to scratch. Plus we find out why airlines are being awarded the Sucker Punch this week and negotiate the topic of pocket money.
Google is set to announce a new smartphone at its San Francisco conference. The so-called Google Pixel will be Google's first smartphone made entirely by the tech giant. But some have questioned what unique selling point Google can bring to the already-full phone market. Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant and journalist Chris Green to find out.
There's been a catalogue of initial public offerings this autumn, and now mobile phone network O2 is hoping to sell shares to millions of ordinary investors in the first major retail offering in three years. Chris Justham, Relationship Manager at 7 Investment Management, discussed why it's happening.
Sue Dougan is joined in the studio by Jo Faith, editor of YourMoney.com. Today they discuss calls for more rental homes to be built as well as the news more than a third of young people would prefer to save into a Lifetime ISA than a pension. Plus why people are increasingly turning to alternative therapies for their pets. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the Crowdfunding and Peer to Peer space. Crowdfunders covers the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be investigating beer and bonds.
On the beer side of things, Ed finds out about Gower Brewery, a welsh brewery that is raising money on the Crowdcube platform.
And on the bond side, Ed speaks to Julia Groves, Head of Crowdfunding at Downing, about the fact that some crowdfunding bonds will be eligible for the Innovative Finance ISA from next month.
Georgie Frost is joined by Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk. Today they discuss Philip Hammond's speech today at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham plus news of planned strikes on Virgin Trains East Coast over job cuts. Plus would you pay £17.50 for the chance to jump airport security queues? All these stories and more on The News Review.