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Markets' 'lackadaisical response' to Trump's airstrike in Syria

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Markets' 'lackadaisical response' to Trump's airstrike in Syria
Trump has launched the first military action of his presidency at a Syrian regime airbase, we discussed what the markets reaction has been. Plus, UK industrial production suffered a contraction in February and the house price growth is at his lowest in nearly four years. For all the major economic news, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Alastair McCaig, Director of Investment Management at Fern Wealth.
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Alastair McCaig


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Unilever announces new measures after failed Kraft bid

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Unilever announces new measures after failed Kraft bid
Unilever has unveiled measures to boost investor support after the failed Kraft Heinz bid. Plus, the US Federal Reserve wants to start reducing the number of bonds on its balance sheet this year. For these and today's other economic news Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Jasper Lawler.
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Jasper Lawler


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Hopes for the pound's rise 'overdone' with substantial hurdles ahead

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Hopes for the pound's rise 'overdone' with substantial hurdles ahead
Donald Trump says the US would act alone against the North Korea's nuclear threat - is his latest statement affecting markets? Plus London's rivals for finance jobs are amping up moves to pinch jobs from the sector post Brexit, according to a report. And is the pound 'significantly undervalued' and ready for a rise? Simon French, Panmure Gordon's chief economist, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to analyse the day's big economic stories.
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Simon French


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'Dramatic drop' in UK savings, hits record low says ONS

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'Dramatic drop' in UK savings, hits record low says ONS
Increasingly volatile spending patterns could start to worry regulators - the latest Office for National Statistics data found savings ratios dropped to their lowest levels since records began in 1963, while disposable income for UK households has seen the sharpest drop in almost three years. Should caution return to the market? For insight into this story and more, Jeremy Stretch, head of G10 FX Strategy at CIBC Capital Markets, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Jeremy Stretch


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Markets ‘fairly immune’ to politics

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Markets ‘fairly immune’ to politics
Following the post-Brexit upheaval, markets seem to be less fazed by politics - but will this trend continue? And as more companies set up bases in Europe, Lloyd's of London and Royal London are the latest to announce their chosen locations, could some be temporary moves? Michael Hewson from CMC Markets joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's key economic stories.
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Michael Hewson


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One-third of small businesses 'deterred' from trade under WTO tariffs

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One-third of small businesses 'deterred' from trade under WTO tariffs
Certainty around status of EU workers and access to European markets are key issues for small business as Brexit negotiations kick off, but research from the FSB also found a third would be deterred from trade under WTO tariffs. For a look at the impact, Alan Soady, spokesperson for the Federation of Small Businesses, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Alan Soady


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Market reaction as Article 50 triggered

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Market reaction as Article 50 triggered
The Brexit process has officially begun - but is the door still ajar for the UK to remain? And what sectors will be most affected by the Brexit process? For analysis and reaction, Chris Justham, relationship manager at 7 Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher, immediately following Theresa May's speech to parliament.
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Chris Justham


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Market predictions ahead of Article 50 trigger

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Market predictions ahead of Article 50 trigger
Article 50 will be activated tomorrow but can it move markets? Or will other Brexit policies be more closely watched by investors? Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Michael Hewson


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Tesco can 'draw a line' under 2014 accounting scandal

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Tesco can 'draw a line' under 2014 accounting scandal
Tesco will pay a £129 million fine over its 2014 accounting scandal, plus provide compensation for some investors, while two major shareholders are opposed to the supermarket giant's takeover of wholesaler Booker. For more analysis Rodney Hobson, financial commentator, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Rodney Hobson


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Weak sterling attracting overseas investors as Qatar pledges £5bn

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Weak sterling attracting overseas investors as Qatar pledges £5bn
Qatar will invest £5 billion in the UK over the next five years, investors said at conference today - is this a vote of confidence in post-Brexit UK? Plus UK airlines will face severe restrictions if a hard Brexit goes ahead, with warnings coming from the European Commission. ‎Rachel Winter, senior investment manager at Killik & Co, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's major economic stories.
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Rachel Winter


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