ELEVATION CAPITAL'S CHRIS SWASBROOK DISCUSSES BUSINESS NEWS ON RADIO LIVE

 
 

Mitch Harris catches up with Christopher Swasbrook to talk about the latest business news.

  • Fletcher Building has said they won't be making any money while constructing the Puhoi-Warkworth extension of Auckland's Northern Motorway, which will take 7-8 years to complete. Why not? What has gone so wrong for the company?

  • The government may have to pay up to $1billion to Christchurch residents after Patrick Gower's report on Newshub tonight looking at quake-damaged houses in Christchurch being sold on. How could these houses be re-sold 'in good faith'?

  • With online shopping becoming so popular, is there a future for retail stores? What can retailers offer to consumers to keep them coming back into the store?

  • Facebook continues to try and rebuild their image after the recent negative headlines regarding Cambridge Analytica, and the social media platform losing over $70billion in value since the scandal broke.

  • Debt around the world has reached a record high - it's now at $164 trillion. This is 40% higher than in 2007 (and 40% of this debt comes from China).

  • The United States wants back into the TPPA. What could this potentially mean for Pharmac?