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General Motors 'wants out of Europe', takes £1.9 billion PSA life raft

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General Motors 'wants out of Europe', takes £1.9 billion PSA life raft
The Vauxhall and Opel brands will be sold off by General Motors for £1.9 billion to French car giant PSA - the company behind Peugeot and Citroen. What does the deal mean? And why will a hard Brexit be 'very damaging' for UK car industry? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with David Bailey, Professor of Industry at Aston Business School.
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David Bailey


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Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management's £11bn tie-up creates UK's biggest asset manager

Ed Bowsher
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Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management's £11bn tie-up creates UK's biggest asset manager
Standard Life will acquire rival Aberdeen Asset Management for £3.8bn - the move would create the UK's largest fund management group, managing £660bn in assets with an £11bn market capitalisation. Why has the deal been done? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, for more on this, plus GM sells its European brands Vauxhall and Opel, Informa's revenue rises 11 percent and possible tax rises in this week's budget.
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Ken Odeluga


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Services index slows: blip or long-term problem?

Ed Bowsher
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Services index slows: blip or long-term problem?
Figures for the UK service sector showed their second consecutive monthly decline - they're still positive but for how long? And what does it tell us about GDP? And the US is likely to raise rates soon - what impact is this having on markets? Jamie McGeever chief markets correspondent at Reuters joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's big economic stories.

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Is Snap the first in a wave of 'tech unicorn' IPOs?

Ed Bowsher
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Is Snap the first in a wave of 'tech unicorn' IPOs?
As Snap shares begin to trade on the New York stock exchange today, will they spark a trend for other tech unicorns like Spotify and Uber to follow? And can anything spook the FTSE 100 as it pushes to record highs again? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the day's biggest economic stories.
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Chris Beauchamp


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Trump's 'detail light' speech failed to deliver for markets

Ed Bowsher
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Trump's 'detail light' speech failed to deliver for markets
Donald Trump's first speech before congress was widely said to be 'more mature' but the lack of detail saw markets largely ignore it. For more on why, and a wrap on the day's big economic stories, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher spoke with Ben Kumar from 7 Investment Management.
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Ben Kumar


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Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress

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Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress
All eyes will be on Donald Trump as he delivers his key speech before congress tonight, around 2am London time. So what are analysts looking out for? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, for more on the day's big economic stories.
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Richard Perry


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LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk

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LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk
The London Stock Exchange's big merger with its German counterpart, Deutsche Boerse, appears to be over - but what's finally pushed it over the edge? And the pound has dropped on fears of another Scottish independence referendum. For more on the day's key economic stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Alastair McCaig from Fern Wealth.
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Alastair McCaig


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Economic tail-wind to help RBS despite £7bn loss

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Economic tail-wind to help RBS despite £7bn loss
Despite RBS announcing a huge £7bn loss, more than expected, could underlying performance for banks be on the up? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Guy Foster, head of research at Brewin Dolphin, to explain this and more of the day's big economic stories.
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Guy Foster


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"Le Pen is the favourite to win the French presidency" says Panmure Gordon's Simon French

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"Le Pen is the favourite to win the French presidency" says Panmure Gordon's Simon French
What would a Marine Le Pen victory in the French presidential election mean for markets? Panmure Gordon's chief economist Simon French says the right-wing candidate could win and, given a possible exit from the Euro, the impact would be more immediate than Brexit and 'strike at the heart of an economic system'. He joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through this and the day's big economic stories including possible US rate increases, gold price rise and more.
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Simon French


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Euro slides against majors

Ed Bowsher
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Euro slides against majors
The Euro is at its lowest against a selection of currencies since last November - is this just down to increasing support for Marine Le Pen's French Presidency bid? And could we see more falls in the Euro? Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Jane Foley


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