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Overnight on Wall Street is morning in Europe. Bloomberg Daybreak Europe is anchored live from London and New York tracking breaking news in Europe and around the world. Markets never sleep, and neither does Bloomberg News. Monitor your investments 24 hours a day, around the clock from around the globe. Hosted by Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing.

Overnight on Wall Street is morning in Europe. Bloomberg Daybreak Europe is anchored live from London and New York tracking breaking news in Europe and around the world. Markets never sleep, and neither does Bloomberg News. Monitor your investments 24 hours a day, around the clock from around the globe. Hosted by Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing.

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Overnight on Wall Street is morning in Europe. Bloomberg Daybreak Europe is anchored live from London and New York tracking breaking news in Europe and around the world. Markets never sleep, and neither does Bloomberg News. Monitor your investments 24 hours a day, around the clock from around the globe. Hosted by Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing.

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Episodes

Brussels Edition: The Future of the EU's Game Changing Proposal

5/28/2020
The EU is moving closer to a watershed moment after the Commission proposed a €750 billion rescue package of grants and loans for the region's hardest-hit economies. Markets reacted strongly, pricing out the risk of an imminent crisis and pushing the euro to its highest level in almost two months. Even so, there is still a long way to go, with Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark — the region's so-called frugal four — set to push for changes. Guntram Wolff, economist and director at...

Duration:00:11:14

Property Portfolio: Short-Term Demand Spike Ahead of Price Drop

5/28/2020
Buyer demand in England is currently higher than it was pre-pandemic says Richard Donnell, Research & Insight Director at Zoopla. But he tells Daybreak Europe's Sandra Kilhof on Property Portfolio, that this spike will be short-lived and that U.K. house prices will face downward pressure in the second half of the year.

Duration:00:04:21

Boldt: Gousto Only Scratching the Surface of Demand

5/27/2020
The lockdown has brought an unprecedented opportunity as customers have flocked to meal-kit delivery service Gousto. The founder and chief executive Timo Boldt tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing he thinks those customers will remain even after the pandemic and that supermarkets cannot compete with his ultra-convenient offering, as he prepares to hire another 400 staff.

Duration:00:05:31

Kantar: U.K. Supermarkets Losing Market Share to Online

5/27/2020
There has been a real shift in how people are shopping, with consumers making fewer trips to the supermarkets, but buying more when they do says Charlotte Scott, a consumer insight director at Kantar. Online retailers like Ocado have seen a boost from this trend in market share at the expense of the others, Scott tells Daybreak Europe's Nejra Cehic and Roger Hearing, and also retailers with a Northern bias like Aldi, Asda and Morrison's are seeing softer growth.

Duration:00:04:37

Maersk Drilling: Don't Expect New Contracts This Year

5/27/2020
Maersk Drilling does not expect any new contracts of financial significance says Jørn Madsen, chief executive officer, as oil price volatility continues to affect the industry. The company is still within the loan covenants that they have, Madsen tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing, and they have high liquidity, running as one of the few in the industry with a positive cash flow.

Duration:00:04:54

Van Doorn: Business Districts Must Adapt Post-Pandemic

5/22/2020
Business districts need more green space and sustainable transport post-pandemic to remain attractive, according to Lisette van Doorn, chief executive of the Urban Land Institute in Europe. She speaks to Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Matt Miller about the EY/ULI 2020 Attractiveness of Global Business Districts Report.

Duration:00:05:57

Hathorn: Companies Using Lockdown Not To Report Gender Pay Gap

5/22/2020
More than 5,000 companies have failed to report their data on the gender pay gap under government exemptions during the pandemic, says Women on Boards U.K. chief executive officer, Fiona Hathorn. She tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing, most of these companies are choosing not to report even though they have already got the data, and Hathorn is worried by that.

Duration:00:04:38

Callahan: Visual Images Are Shaping Virus Politics

5/21/2020
William Callahan, professor of international relations at the London School of Economics discusses how images are shaping the political narrative during the coronavirus and the US-China clash. He speaks to Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Matt Miller about his new book "Sensible Politics: Visualizing International Relations".

Duration:00:05:12

Property Portfolio: Virtual Viewings Helping U.K. Market

5/21/2020
The re-opening of the U.K. housing market came as a surprise to many realtors, some of whom are still working remotely says Iain McKenzie, CEO of The Guild of Property Professionals. He told Daybreak Europe's Sandra Kilhof on Property Portfolio that virtual viewings are enabling people to view more properties in a day and in turn, restarting market activity.

Duration:00:03:54

Pro Bono Economics: Big Charities In U.K. On Verge Of Collapse

5/21/2020
The resources of charities in Britain are under increased pressure but demand for their services is going up during the lockdown says Matthew Whittaker, chief executive officer of Pro Bono Economics, and government support is too little, too late. Whittaker tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing ten percent of charities Pro Bono surveyed, thought it was likely they would close within six months, with some big household names being under significant pressure.

Duration:00:05:51

Brussels Edition: Roadblocks on the Way to Recovery

5/20/2020
France and Germany have joined forces in a breakthrough plan to raise 500 billion euros in a rescue fund to help the European countries worst hit by the coronavirus. But the proposal faces internal opposition from the most fiscally conservative countries. In this special episode of The Brussels Edition, Bloomberg's Maria Tadeo speaks with Luis Garicano, member of the European parliament, who says the European Commission will have to big up its offer through grants. Meanwhile Professor David...

Duration:00:19:10

Moody's: Regulators Are Flexing Power From Last Crisis

5/20/2020
Nick Hill, managing director for banking at Moody's Investor Services says that the coronavirus' long term impact on banking will be to speed up trends such as digitalization and pressure on corporate social responsibility. But he tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing, regulators are also flexing muscles acquired during the great financial crisis, to avoid repeating mistakes from the past.

Duration:00:06:07

IPPR: No Urgent Need to Address U.K. Deficit

5/20/2020
Carys Roberts, executive director of the U.K.'s Institute for Public Policy Research says the idea the economy will bounce back swiftly is too optimistic and the Johnson government can and should spend more to alleviate the downturn. She tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Matt Miller that any talk of austerity now is counterproductive.

Duration:00:05:09

Belaisch: France, Germany Cross The Fiscal Rubicon

5/20/2020
It's right to look at the Merkel-Macron plan as moving towards fiscal union in the E.U. says Agnès Belaisch, chief European strategist at Barings, and it has taken the virus and a German constitutional court to get them there. Belaisch tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing this is a game-changer that shows governments will do what it takes, which in turn, will spur confidence in markets.

Duration:00:07:18

BCC: Majority Of U.K. Companies Ready For Partial Restart

5/20/2020
Only four in ten firms surveyed by the British Chambers of Commerce are ready to fully restart under new government guidance says B.C.C. director general Adam Marshall. He tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing services companies with packed offices often have greater difficulties than manufacturing businesses, but eight out of ten firms are aware of government guidance on safe practices.

Duration:00:05:52

Martins: U.K. Data Shows Risk Of Much Weaker Post-Virus Economy

5/19/2020
Liz Martins, senior economist at HSBC, discussed the latest U.K. jobs figures with Daybreak Europe's Nejra Cejic and Roger Hearing, and suggested there may not be the same take-up of service business after the recovery and therefore a permanent loss of many jobs. Martins also says the government's new list of tariffs if it leaves the EU without a deal at the end of the year, shows how much the U.K. could be hit if the EU doesn't reciprocate and charges heavily on British goods going into the...

Duration:00:07:04

O'Leary: 14 Day Self-Isolation "Idiotic"

5/18/2020
Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary says the company believes people WILL return to flying and so the firm is increasing flight capacity to 40 percent at the start of July. But O'Leary tells Daybreak Europe's he wants European governments to scrap their "idiotic" 14 day self-isolation rules and that social distancing is impossible on mass transit - from aircraft to tubes and trains - and the the most effective solution for Ryanair is face-masks.

Duration:00:08:28

Burnham: Funding Need is Greatest in the North

5/18/2020
Andy Burnham, Labour Mayor of Greater Manchester, says he had a frustrating few days after Boris Johnson took councils by surprise in the North by encouraging people back to work without preparing the way for transport. He tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker that there should be a funding deal for transport in northern cities, not just for London, but that the government has not responded to his call for more money for councils struggling with the pandemic.

Duration:00:08:12

Tahir: Attraction Is In Gold, Cyclical Commodities, Technology

5/18/2020
The doubts over the shape of any recovery are pushing investors towards gold, and also to oil and industrial metals, plus thematic investment stocks like technology says Mobeen Tahir, associate director of research at WisdomTree. Tahir tells Daybreak Europe's Nejra Cehic and Roger Hearing that markets are expecting companies with good cashflow, who don't have to rely on government support, to survive this crisis.

Duration:00:07:55

How Coronavirus is Changing the Restaurant Industry

5/15/2020
Restaurants and bars are facing massive hurdles during the coronvairus pandemic - and the biggest yet could be figuring out how to re-configure themselves into safe spaces for diners that can still turn a profit. Bloomberg’s Annmarie Hordern speaks to double Michelin-star chefs Clare Smyth and Tom Kerridge, about how restaurants are being forced to adapt post-lockdown.

Duration:00:16:58