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City week

City week
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City Week. A review of the week’s news as seen by IRN’s Financial Unit, hosted by Douglas Moffitt and Tom Maddocks. Topics covered include: mortgage costs and the housing market; the gold market and investing in precious metals; miners’ wage claim and the possibility of strike action; the latest unemployment figures. Speakers include: Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister; Bob Langton(?), Bernard Thorpe estate agents; Bob Beckman, Investors Bulletin; John Brennan(?), Financial Weekly; Peter Robbins, co-author of Guide to Precious Metals and Their Markets; Sir John Greenborough, Confederation of British Industry; Joe Gormley, National Union of Mineworkers; Bill Larman(?), Association of Independent Businesses. Reporters include: Vivian White; Sue Jameson. Programme engineered by Paul Easton. In two parts, divided by break in audio.
John Greenborough; Margaret Thatcher; Vivian White; Joe Gormley; Bob Beckman; Tom Maddocks; Paul Easton; Sue Jameson; Douglas Moffitt; Peter Robbins; Bob Langton(?); John Brennan(?); Bill Larman(?)
Budgets; Egypt; India; Government; Exports; Prices; Inflation; Taxation; Economics; Housing; Conservative Party; Monetary policy; Business; Unemployment; Exchange rates; Surveys; Economic policy; Finance; Interest rates; International trade; Foreign exchange; Foreign aid; Economic forecasting; Gold; Currencies; Costs; Mortgages (loans); Seychelles; Unemployment statistics; Dominica; Economic statistics; Financial markets; Precious metals

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