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Ed Bowsher

Why is Ocado one of the UK's most shorted stocks?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Why is Ocado one of the UK's most shorted stocks?
Ocado has posted solid first quarter results, so why are investors selling the stock? Plus why are mergers on the rise in the UK? For more on this and all the need-to-know company news, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times, Daniel Thomas, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Supply glut continues to drive down oil price

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Supply glut continues to drive down oil price
Oil is down more than 1% on news that Saudi Arabian producers have unexpectedly increased production. For this and more of the day's need-to-know economic stories, senior market analyst at London Capital Group, Jasper Lawler, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Jasper Lawler


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Ed Bowsher

Wood Group takeover deal to create £5bn company

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Wood Group takeover deal to create £5bn company
A £2.2bn takeover deal has been agreed between Amec Foster Wheeler and Aberdeen-based Wood Group, creating a £5bn energy services company. And the pound has picked up today despite increasing uncertainty - for more on the big market stories of the day, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Mike van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets.
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Mike van Dulken


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Ed Bowsher

Falling pound a 'double-edged sword' for UK industries

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Falling pound a 'double-edged sword' for UK industries
UK industrial and manufacturing production has fallen in January - what impact is Brexit and the fall in Sterling really having on the economy? Plus analysis on key US jobs data and more of the day's big economic stories with Viktor Nossek, director of research at WisdomTree Europe.
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Viktor Nossek


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Nigel Cassidy

Samsung boss on trial in bribery scandal

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Samsung boss on trial in bribery scandal
The boss of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, is engulfed in a massive bribery scandal that's threatening to put him in jail. The case is also linked to the huge scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's President Park Geun-hye. Shares in South Korea rose 0.4% in Friday's session after the country's Constitutional Court upheld parliament's impeachment of the President. James Brydges reports.
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James Brydges


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Juliette Foster

Should investors trust European polls?

Juliette Foster
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Should investors trust European polls?
It's not just Brexit causing uncertainty for investors - upcoming elections in France, The Netherlands and Germany could produce headwinds for markets. What can investors do and should they trust the polls? Stephen Macklow-Smith, is Head of European Equity Strategy and manager of the JPMorgan European Investment Trust, JPMorgan Asset Management, joined Share Radio's Juliette Foster.
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Stephen Macklow-Smith


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Ed Bowsher

Social care a ‘ticking demographic time-bomb’ - what can government do at budget time?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Social care a ‘ticking demographic time-bomb’ - what can government do at budget time?
From ISAs for social care to support for small business, how can the government get more creative with its funds? For a preview of tomorrow's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by chief economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs, Julian Jessop, for his take.
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Julian Jessop


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Ed Bowsher

Recovery for North Sea oil as it enters 'managed decline'

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Recovery for North Sea oil as it enters 'managed decline'
The North Sea oil sector will make more than it spends this year - the first time in four years. But how will this portion of the industry manage its long-term decline? Sean Cronin, Editor at Argus Global Markets, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher for more.
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Sean Cronin


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Ed Bowsher

Hard Brexit talk chips away at Sterling

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Hard Brexit talk chips away at Sterling
Despite better-than-expected economic data, a 'tonne' of hard Brexit rhetoric is on the way and looks likely to wear down the pound. Could it fall below $1.20 again? Dr David Stubbs, Global Market Strategist from JP Morgan, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's big economic stories including the latest consumer data and house price figures.
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David Stubbs


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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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