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First Move with Julia Chatterley

A daily global business program featuring the latest headlines and top newsmakers.

Symbolic victory for Ukrainian troops First Move with Julia Chatterley
A Ukrainian unit says it has reached the Russian border and put down a blue and yellow stake with the message, "Mister President, we made it." As Russian forces are repelled near Kharkiv, Moscow is ramping up attacks in other areas. Today's show begins with a live report from Lviv, followed by live coverage of Sweden's Prime Minister announcing her country is pushing forward for NATO membership.
May 16, 2022
Stunning developments in Musk's Twitter takeover bid First Move with Julia Chatterley
Billionaire CEO Elon Musk announces his $44 billion deal to take Twitter private is now "on hold," then just hours later tweets he's not ready to walk away just yet. Twitter shareholders react negatively to the news as shares initially fall more than 20% before bouncing back a bit. What's Musk's endgame? Is he angling for a better price during this volatile time for tech?

Also in today's show: Israeli police use batons against mourners at a Jerusalem funeral; Russian forces pullback from Kharkiv.
May 13, 2022
A massive repricing of risk First Move with Julia Chatterley
In today's show we take an in-depth look at the continued weakness in global financial markets, particularly the highly valued US tech stocks which were hammered in Wednesday's session. It's a massive repricing of risk as investors are slashing expectations of profitability in a world of slower growth and rising inflation. 

Also in this episode of First Move: the latest from Ukraine, including more accusations of Russian war crimes. And, Finland moves closer to joining NATO.
May 12, 2022
Zelensky reports "good news" from its northeast region First Move with Julia Chatterley
Ukraine says its troops have recaptured several areas near Kharkiv, and a video shows signs of a chaotic Russian retreat.  According to President Zelensky, "The occupiers are gradually being pushed away from Kharkiv." Meanwhile, a top US intelligence specialist says Vladimir Putin is preparing for prolonged war in Ukraine and that Russian failures could usher in a dangerous new phase. And President Biden has urged Congress to act fast to pass a $40 billion aid package to help shore up Ukraine's defenses and address humanitarian needs. Our coverage begins with CNN's Scott McLean reporting from Lviv. 

Also in today's show: We take a close look at brand new inflation figures.
May 11, 2022
Could Russia's invasion prompt a global food crisis? First Move with Julia Chatterley
Prior to Russia's invasion, Ukraine was the world's fourth largest exporter of maize. But with the country's ports at a standstill and a Russian blockade enforced, President Zelensky urges the international community to step in to prevent a global food crisis. "This is not just a strike at Ukraine," he says. "Without our agrarian exports, dozens of countries in various regions of the world have found themselves on the brink of a food deficit." 

Also in today's show: we explore the stunning, nerve-rattling volatility in the global stock markets, and why fears over the US economy in particular are proving to be kryptonite to crypto.
May 10, 2022
EU leaders' wrap conference with message of unity First Move with Julia Chatterley
Today's episode starts immediately after a live press conference by European leaders wrapping up their huge conference in Strasbourg, France. French President Macron, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola, and EU President Ursula von der Leyen talked about a message of unity regarding Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, especially in terms of how they're implementing sanctions against Russia. They also touched on Ukraine's long-standing goal to become part of the EU. CNN's Nick Robertson begins our in-depth analysis of the press conference. 

Also in today's show: Vladimir Putin's former chief economic adviser joins us, plus breaking news from Sri Lanka.
May 9, 2022
Azovstal assault. Markets mayhem. Jobs jump. First Move with Julia Chatterley
Zelensky says the bombardment of the Mariupol steel plant is now nonstop. Global financial markets are swimming in a turbulent sea of red. But one bright spot: the US added more jobs in April than expected.
May 6, 2022
'If there is hell in the world, it's in Azovstal' First Move with Julia Chatterley
Those heartbreaking words are from a Ukrainian official as heavy shelling continues at the steel plant in Mariupol. CNN received new images revealing what hundreds of civilians have endured for weeks and months: relentless bombardment by Russian forces. President Zelensky says more than 340 people were evacuated from Mariupol to Zaporizhzhia Wednesday. He called for a ceasefire to allow more civilians to escape. Meanwhile, in the Luhansk and Donetsk region the Ukrainian military says Russia has had no success penetrating front lines in the past 24 hours. First Move's coverage today begins with a live report from Scott McLean in Lviv.
May 5, 2022
EU proposes Russian oil ban, removal from SWIFT First Move with Julia Chatterley
“Putin must pay a price, a high price, for his brutal aggression,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told the European Parliament as she announced a sixth round of sanctions against Russia. The EU is now proposing a ban on Russian oil imports and the removal of Russia's biggest bank from the SWIFT payment network. Meanwhile in Ukraine, heavy battles are being fought at the Mariupol steel plant according to that city's mayor. He says contact has been lost with the last Ukrainian defenders there. First Move's coverage today begins with an in-depth look at the latest EU sanctions proposal with CNN's Clare Sebastian.
May 4, 2022
Finally, good news out of Mariupol First Move with Julia Chatterley
This episode of First Move begins just after we'd received word that 106 evacuees from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol were on buses making their way to Zaporizhzhia. After waiting all morning for confirmation, we did indeed receive video evidence of those buses arriving and people getting off those buses. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh was there to greet them.
May 3, 2022
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