Oil Giant BP's AGM

Thursday, April 14, 2011


Listen to Antonia Juhasz's interview with BBC Radio's Wake up to Money HERE.

Today sees BP's AGM - not only is the Gulf of Mexico oil spill likely to prompt irate exchanges, but shareholders are also exasperated at its latest foray into Russia. Antonia Juhasz, Director of the Energy Program at Global Exchange, an oil industry expert and author of "Black Tide - the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill" joins us. The commodity trader Glencore will make the largest offering London has ever seen when it unveils plans to float on the stock market in May. We find out more from Paul Renken, mining analyst from VSA Capital. And consumer confidence was up in March following February's record low, but only just, according to the Nationwide Consumer Confidence Index. We speak to Neil Saunders, consulting director of Verdict Research.