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Brexit decision spooks pound, BT share price plunge, UK deficit and more

Ed Bowsher
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Brexit decision spooks pound, BT share price plunge, UK deficit and more
The Supreme Court's Brexit ruling wasn't a major surprise so why has the pound fallen? BT shares plummeted, US officially exits TPP and will the UK hit its deficit target? Rachel Winter, Senior Investment Manager at Killik & Co, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the top economic stories of the day.
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Rachel Winter


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ECB could continue bond-buybacks into 2018 says S&P

Ed Bowsher
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ECB could continue bond-buybacks into 2018 says S&P
The European Central Bank will continue its quantitative easing bond-buying programme into 2018, according to ratings agency, S&P. The agency says the ECB will need to do this to combat low core inflation and credit growth. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Claus Vistesen, macroeconomist for Pantheon Macroeconomics who focusses on the Eurozone, to explore the issue.
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Claus Vistesen


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Optimism in financial services lowest since crisis, ECB could continue QE and more - with Alastair McCaig

Ed Bowsher
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Optimism in financial services lowest since crisis, ECB could continue QE and more - with Alastair McCaig
Donald Trump's inauguration has hit the dollar but helped the sterling up to its best level since before Christmas, while ratings agency S&P has predicted the European Central Bank will extend its quantitative easing programme into 2018. And optimism among financial services firms is at its lowest ebb since the crisis - but it's not just Brexit. Alastair McCaig, director of investment management at Fernwealth, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss these and more of the big economic news of the day.
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Alastair McCaig


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UK retail sales slump, Trump's market impact and the falling pound - with Mike Bell, JP Morgan

Ed Bowsher
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UK retail sales slump, Trump's market impact and the falling pound - with Mike Bell, JP Morgan
UK retail sales slumped with the worst figures in more than five years, could Trump put through his fiscal stimulus plans and how is the market pricing Sterling - is it likely to fall further? Mike Bell, global markets strategist at JP Morgan, talks through the top economy stories of today with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Mike Bell


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ECB leaves rates at zero, tug-of-war on dollar, Brexit posturing and more - with Richard Jeffrey

Ed Bowsher
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ECB leaves rates at zero, tug-of-war on dollar, Brexit posturing and more - with Richard Jeffrey
All the big economic stories of the day including: The European Central Bank leaving rates at zero percent, market reaction to US Fed chair Janet Yellen's warning of a 'nasty surprise' if the US waits too long to raise its rates, and the Bank of Cyprus listing - is this the latest vote of confidence for London as a financial hub? Richard Jeffrey is chief economist at Cazenove Capital Management and joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowser to talk through this and more.
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Richard Jeffrey


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Corbyn muddles, while no more Brexit details from May - PMQ's analysis with John Ashmore, Politics Home

Ed Bowsher
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Corbyn muddles, while no more Brexit details from May - PMQ's analysis with John Ashmore, Politics Home
MPs had their first chance to challenge Mrs May's Brexit plans directly in Prime Minister's questions today. John Ashmore, chief reporter for Politics Home, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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John Ashmore


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Sterling pains, HSBC to make Brexit move, Pearson, Wetherspoons, Mr Kipling and more

Ed Bowsher
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Sterling pains, HSBC to make Brexit move, Pearson, Wetherspoons, Mr Kipling and more
Sterling continues to suffer, HSBC will move staff to Paris following Brexit, Mr Kipling's parent company and publisher Pearson warns on profits while Wetherspoons results improve. These and more as Chris Justham from Seven Investment Management joined Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst to cover the day's top stories.
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Chris Justham


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Sterling volatility on its highest level since October, FTSE hits another record, Chinese exports falls 7.7% percent and more - with Jeremy Stretch from CIBC

Ed Bowsher
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Sterling volatility on its highest level since October, FTSE hits another record, Chinese exports falls 7.7% percent and more - with Jeremy Stretch from CIBC
Jeremy Stretch, Head of G10 FX Strategy, CIBC, joined Share Radio to talk about today's macro stories: sterling volatility reached its highest level since October, ahead of May's Brexit speech on Tuesday, and the FTSE set another record high. We discussed Chinese 2016 falling by 7.7 percent, and whether Trump's proposed tax cuts could threaten America’s triple-A rating. Finally a view on ministers proposing new corporate criminal laws and Spanish inflation jumping to 1.4 percent.
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Jeremy Stretch


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Trump's conference impact on markets, FTSE down after 12-day high, Carney's Brexit stance and more - with Nandini Ramkrishnan, at JP Morgan

Ed Bowsher
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Trump's conference impact on markets, FTSE down after 12-day high, Carney's Brexit stance and more - with Nandini Ramkrishnan, at JP Morgan
Nandini Ramkrishnan, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan, joined Share Radio Afternoon to discuss the markets reaction to Trump's Press conference, his first as President-elect. She talked on the FTSE being down after a 12 days of gains, the longest ever winning streak for the index, Carney's view that Brexit is no longer the main risk to UK’s stability, and German GDP growth accelerating to a five-year high of 1.9 percent.
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Nandini Ramakrishnan


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UK trade figures, Trump's press conference, Sainsbury's and more - with Ben Kumar, Seven Investment Management

Ed Bowsher
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UK trade figures, Trump's press conference, Sainsbury's and more - with Ben Kumar, Seven Investment Management
FTSE's strength continues while the pound falls on the back of new UK trade figures, Sainsbury's reports Christmas growth and what will the market expect following Trump's first press conference since his election? That and more as Share Radio's Ed Bowsher speaks with Ben Kumar, Investment Manager at Seven Investment Management.
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Ben Kumar


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