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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  • Interest rates and city regeneration 5 Mar 15

    Thu, 5 Mar 15

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    The impact and repurcussions of the financial crisis continue to be felt. The Serious Fraud Office is investigating whether Bank of England efforts to keep cash flowing during the financial crisis were rigged. It's also six years since interest rates were cut to 0.5%. We also look at drones, and why some cities have done better than others over the last one hundred years.

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  • Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales 04 Mar 15

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    The founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales explains how high mobile phone charges are excluding the world's poor from using the internet. We're also joined by the head of the Confederation of British Industry - who'll lay out his blueprint for the national economy. And the business of sandwiches - what's driving a growing market?

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  • Barclays, Sony and Royal Mail in China 03 Mar 15

    Tue, 3 Mar 15

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    Ahead of Barclays' full-year results we look at the key issues facing the bank where provisions for fines and compensation were set to rise. The programme heard from the boss of Sony, Kaz Hirai, on that major hack at its film business, and the options for its mobile phone arm. And, Prince William is not the only royal in China - the Royal Mail has launched a new service with the online retail giant Alibaba.

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  • East coast goes private 02 Mar 15

    Mon, 2 Mar 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    The East Coast rail line is back in private hands with a joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin taking control. Managing director David Horne explains his plans for the service. We hear from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where the key players in the fiercely competitive industry are meeting to show off their latest ideas. And, is there a book in you? Publisher the Tinder Press is promising to read all the amateur manuscripts it receives in the next two weeks.

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  • Llloyds: 27 Feb 15

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    Lloyds is expected to announce profits and that it will pay a dividend for the first time since the financial crisis in results out later this morning. That's in contrast to that other part-taxpayer-owned bank RBS, we'll explore why Lloyds is doing well. We'll also take a look at how the owners of British Airways - International Airlines Group - are doing ahead of their results. And who do you turn to at the top? We speak to the man who mentors Chief Execs.

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