Wake Up To Money

Wake Up To Money

Award-winning business, economic and personal finance news with Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark. Broadcast live every weekday morning at 5.15am on BBC Radio 5 live.

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  • EU Budget, Banks & Bananas 24 Oct 14

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    39 mins

    6 days remaining

    Adam and Mickey digest the news that the UK has been told to pay an additional £1.7bn into the EU budget. The payment, due on December 1st has been imposed due to the relative strength of the British economy. We also talk banks and ask whether so-called challengers can provide real competition to their bigger, more established rivals. And a possible merger of Chiquita and Fyffes would create the world's biggest banana producer.

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  • Tesco Results 23 Oct 14

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    41 mins

    5 days remaining

    Adam and a panel of experts preview Tesco's latest results. Are there more nasty surprises in store or can Dave Lewis turn the supermarket's fortunes around? Lloyds Banking Group is expected to announce 9000 job losses over the next three years. It's part of a strategic review into the bank's operations. What went wrong with the failed purchase of 632 Lloyds branches by the Co-op? A report by MPs blames the Co-op, the auditors and the regulator.

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  • More Powers for Cities 22 Oct 14

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

    41 mins

    4 days remaining

    Giving UK cities more tax and spending powers could boost the economy by 80 billion pounds by 2030, according to the City Growth Commission. We debate the pros and cons of plans to release powers from Whitehall. Why are we borrowing more when the economy's growing well? And on the day Jimmy Choo shares start their first full day of trading we look at whether top fashion can be a top investment.

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  • Death of Christophe de Margerie

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

    42 mins

    3 days remaining

    The chief executive of oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, has died in a plane crash in Moscow. We have reaction from the our correspondent there and analysis from the industry. The Chinese economy has grown more strongly than expected, so why aren't industry experts celebrating? And Apple posts a bumper crop of iPhone sales and launches its digital payment system.

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  • UK growth worries 20 OCT 14

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    41 mins

    2 days remaining

    Problems in the world economy will hit UK economic growth, according to a leading forecaster. We talk to the report's author and a German politician who says the eurozone will overcome its current woes. Could Islamic finance help the UK tap into a market worth an estimated 2 trillion dollars? Are unpaid internships stopping young people getting a firm footing on the career ladder? And where to find the cheapest petrol in Britain.

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