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Get ahead of the trends and conversations that are shaping the City of London. Join Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua, Allegra Stratton and Dave Merritt every Thursday as they uncover the best stories and speak to the people in the know. 

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    • 4.7 • 40 Ratings

Get ahead of the trends and conversations that are shaping the City of London. Join Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua, Allegra Stratton and Dave Merritt every Thursday as they uncover the best stories and speak to the people in the know. 

    The Exclusive Interview with Chancellor Rachel Reeves

    The Exclusive Interview with Chancellor Rachel Reeves

    Chancellor Rachel Reeves joins Francine Lacqua for an interview on her first visit to the City of London since taking over. She warns of 'difficult decisions' ahead as she tries to fix Britain's public finances. Plus, senior reporter Phil Aldrick debriefs on their conversation. 
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    • 23 min
    The RNC, the Vance Pick, and America’s Foreign Policy Under a Second Trump Term

    The RNC, the Vance Pick, and America’s Foreign Policy Under a Second Trump Term

    What could a second Donald Trump presidency look like, should he defeat US President Joe Biden in November, and how could the Republican’s policies shape markets and the world economy?We discuss with Elbridge Colby, a member of the first Trump administration and potential National Security Advisor if there’s a second one.
    Also on this episode, a conversation with Bloomberg political correspondent Nancy Cook, who joins from the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. And finally, Bloomberg Editor in Chief John Micklethwait discusses his column on what lessons the Republicans could glean from the recent defeat of the Conservatives in the UK. 
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    • 50 min
    How Labour Plans to Rebuild the British Economy

    How Labour Plans to Rebuild the British Economy

    In her first major speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rachel Reeves laid out the new Labour government’s plan to spur private investment. On this week’s episode of In the City, hosts David Merritt, Francine Lacqua and Allegra Stratton talk with reporter Joes Mayes about the details behind the blueprint and whether Reeves and her boss, Prime Minister Keir Starmer, have what they need to pull it off. 
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    • 22 min
    A ‘Reasonably Optimistic’ Take on the French Election Surprise

    A ‘Reasonably Optimistic’ Take on the French Election Surprise

    From the Paris Bureau, host Stephanie Flanders speaks with Jean-Claude Trichet, former European Central Bank president and Bank of France governor, Bloomberg Opinion columnist Lionel Laurent, and Eleonora Mavroeidi, an economist for Bloomberg Economics, to debrief on the election results.
    "The worst has been avoided," says Trichet, but now France must embark on a "very complex maturing process."
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    • 43 min
    Winning Was the 'Easy Part' for Starmer: Now What?

    Winning Was the 'Easy Part' for Starmer: Now What?

    In a special edition of Voternomics, the former CEO of Legal & General Nigel Wilson urges the new UK government to be bold and act fast. He speaks with host Stephanie Flanders and Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.
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    • 26 min
    How Western Democracies Can ‘Get Back to Capitalism’

    How Western Democracies Can ‘Get Back to Capitalism’

    Ruchir Sharma, founder and chief investment officer of Breakout Capital Partners, joins to discuss his new book What Went Wrong with Capitalism?, which argues that an “obsession” with mitigating risk is kneecapping economic growth. 
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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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40 Ratings

40 Ratings

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