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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

RDIF Touts "Tremendous" Results From New Covid-19 Drug

6/2/2020
The drug Avifavir, which is backed by the Russian Direct Investment Fund, has been very successful in treating the coronavirus says Kirill Dmitriev, RDIF chief executive as the drug has been approved by the health ministry and is now being distributed to Russian hospitals. Dmitriev tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing that despite allegations that some statistics about the virus there are inaccurate, Russia has been fully transparent about the impact of the pandemic.

Duration:00:05:55

Coulton: Fitch Ratings Sees Weaker Growth

6/1/2020
Brian Coulton, chief economist at Fitch Ratings, discusses their pessimistic view of global growth, even as the risks to the global economy from a second pandemic wave remain. He tells Bloomberg Daybreak Europe’s Caroline Hepker, Europe and the U.K in particular have dragged down their forecast even as developing nations such as India are struggling to deal with the current health crisis.

Duration:00:05:13

Ostwald: Disconnect Between Economic Reality And Markets

6/1/2020
Super low interest rates mean returns in fixed income are unacceptable and stock market investors are putting an optimistic spin on economic data, and riding a lot of hope about a rebound in 3Q says Marc Ostwald, chief economist and global strategist with ADM Investor services. Ostwald tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing he has doubts that many of the jobs lost in the U.S. will be reinstated after the crisis, because corporate profits will take a prolonged hit, and the...

Duration:00:08:18

Sirius Re CEO: Will Keep Dividend, Despite Covid-19 Uncertainty

6/1/2020
Sirius has a well-covered dividend and will be able to continue to pay back shareholders says Andrew Coombs, CEO of Sirius Real Estate. The FTSE250 manager of business parks in Germany, did however refrain from issuing annual guidance with Coomb's telling Daybreak Europe's Sandra Kilhof that the impact of Germany's lockdown easing has to be assessed before the firm can issue a new forecast.

Duration:00:03:39

Humphreys: Virus Apps May Act As Default Immunity Passports

5/29/2020
Stephen Humphreys, associate professor of law at London School of Economics, discusses the potential privacy issues surrounding track and trace apps, including the U.K.'s NHS-X app, with Bloomberg Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Matt Miller.

Duration:00:06:09

SMMT: U.K. Car Production Loss Could Cost Billions

5/29/2020
After the 99.7 percent drop in car making in Britain in April, it will be impossible to get back to full production while social-distancing within a plant says Mike Hawes, chief executive officer of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Hawes tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing the outlook for the year will be significantly down, leading to losses in revenue of up to £12.5 billion.

Duration:00:05:04

Transport Committee Chair: Time To Look Again at TFL Funding

5/29/2020
The funding model for Transport For London will have to be looked at again after the collapse in fares during the pandemic says Alison Moore, chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee. But Moore tells Daybreak Europe's Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing, it is not being discussed at the moment whether fares will have to rise dramatically to deal with the shortfall.

Duration:00:04:37

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