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ALTIF Transcripts: HS2

With Britain facing “eye-watering” decisions about public spending, many have set their sights on HS2 as the sort of gilded “grand project” the UK can no longer afford. But does scrapping it make sense, and what sort of infrastructure should Britain invest in instead? Neil and Jonathan talk to rail expert Tony Berkeley and Tom […]

Spot Markets Live Transcript: 07/10/22

Today’s Spot Markets live session is with Anjuli Davies, formerly of the Telegraph and Reuters, Davies’ last posting was as Senior City Editor for the Telegraph, moving there from her role as Acting Chief UK Financial Correspondent for Reuters. Comments addressing audience statements are in bold. Izabella Kaminska 11:58 … Hello and welcome to Spot […]

In the Blind Spot (Brazil, Techno-geddon, A Fiscal Swap)

This is a bumper “retrospective” edition of the Blind Spot Wrap based on the fact Izzy has been on the road all of last week. Econ, Business, Finance etc: The White House deleted a tweet related to social security increases after a community-led fact check by Twitter highlighted the increase was due to long-standing inflation […]