Main content

City of London Festival Debate

In front of an audience at the Bowler Hat as part of the 2014 City of London Festival, Anne McElvoy asks the question 'does emotion or reason dictate the financial markets?'.

Does emotion or reason dictate the financial markets? Anne McElvoy is joined by Frances Hudson, Global Thematic Strategist at Standard Life Investments; Daniel Ben-Ami, financial journalist and author of 'Cowardly Capitalism'; Greg Davies, Head of Behavioural and Quantitative Investment Philosophy at Barclays; and Adrian Wooldridge of the Economist whose book 'The Fourth Revolution - The Global Race to Reinvent the State', is out now.

Recorded at The Bowler Hat at this year's City of London Festival.

Available now

45 minutes

The City of London Festival

The City of London Festival

This programme was recorded at The Bowler Hat as part of this year's The City of London Festival.


Image above from the recording on Thursday 10 July 2014. Photocredit: Robert Piwko. 

 


Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Frances Hudson
Interviewed Guest Daniel Ben-Ami
Interviewed Guest Greg Davies
Interviewed Guest Adrian Wooldridge
Producer Neil Trevithick

Broadcast

The Arts & Ideas Podcast

The Arts & Ideas Podcast

You can download all the past episodes of Radio 3's Free Thinking

Click to listen to discussions, talks and music as the Free Thinking Festival 2019 Gets Emotional

Click to listen to discussions, talks and music as the Free Thinking Festival 2019 Gets Emotional

Angry politics, what we can’t say, being diplomatic, weeping, emotion in music, film & TV

CLICK to LISTEN & SEE programmes from the Free Thinking Festival 2018: The One & the Many

CLICK to LISTEN & SEE programmes from the Free Thinking Festival 2018: The One & the Many

We examine the fast-changing relationship between the individual & the crowd

CLICK to LISTEN & SEE all programmes, images, clips & features from 2017's festival

CLICK to LISTEN & SEE all programmes, images, clips & features from 2017's festival

Free Thinking Festival 2017: The Speed of Life