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Ed Bowsher

Upswing on cards for UK economy despite Brexit fears

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Upswing on cards for UK economy despite Brexit fears
The UK's economy is gaining momentum despite concerns of uncertainty ahead of Brexit - that's according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's latest indicator. JP Morgan global market analyst Alex Dryden ran through this and the day's other big economic news with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Alex Dryden


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Ed Bowsher

Kraft Heinz makes £112bn bid for Unilever

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Kraft Heinz makes £112bn bid for Unilever
Food conglomerate Kraft Heinz's initial £112bn approach for Unilever, behind many consumer brands including Marmite, has been rejected in early stages. But is this the end of the deal? And a slump in UK retail spending figures show consumers are holding back as Brexit uncertainty kicks in. Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC markets, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on these and the day's biggest economic stories.
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Michael Hewson


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Ed Bowsher

Solid UK employment stats but productivity still poor

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Solid UK employment stats but productivity still poor
Today's UK job market figures were encouraging with unemployment flat but wage growth was less than expected and productivity remained sluggish. And in the US, interest rates are back in the headlines with Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen indicating rate rises. Ben Kumar, investment manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's senior analyst for more on this.
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Ben Kumar


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Ed Bowsher

UK rents to rise faster than property values, 'Grexit' concerns, Britain's 'exit bill' and more

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

UK rents to rise faster than property values, 'Grexit' concerns, Britain's 'exit bill' and more
UK rents are set to rise faster than property values over the next five years - but what does this mean for the wider economy? Political players say Greece would be better outside the Eurozone, plus how will the EU calculate Britain's final 'exit bill'? Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets Limited, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for today's big economic stories.
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Richard Perry


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Robyn Dwyer

Trump boycotts gain momentum - but can they work?

Robyn Dwyer
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Trump boycotts gain momentum - but can they work?
Following Donald Trump's rise to power, boycotts are on the up. Amazon, Uber and Budweiser are just some of the big names caught up in this - and it's coming from both sides of the political divide. But are the boycotts having an effect? And could a wider boycott on US goods spread to the UK? Share Radio's Peta Fuller reports.

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Glen Goodman

Oil price down on back of US production

Glen Goodman
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Share Radio Afternoon

Oil price down on back of US production
Oil prices are falling again today as the market waits for US inventory data to come through this afternoon. But early estimates indicate it'll be far above analysts' expectations - at around 11 million extra barrels. Sean Cronin, editor at Argus Media, joined Glen Goodman for more on this story.
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Sean Cronin


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Glen Goodman

Could a rate rise be on the cards?

Glen Goodman
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could a rate rise be on the cards?
Are interest rates too low? One of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee members has signalled she's on the verge of voting for a rate rise. And Brexit will cost UK 30,000 finance jobs according to a think tank. Ben Kumar, ‎investment manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Glen Goodman to talk through the day's big economic stories.
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Ben Kumar


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Sarah Lowther

Trump to dismantle key US banking regulation

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Afternoon

Trump to dismantle key US banking regulation
Donald Trump is set to remove laws passed following the financial crisis, one of his latest edicts via executive order. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Philip Alexander, regulation editor at risk.net, for more on what the removal of the Dodd-Frank laws mean.
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Philip Alexander


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Sarah Lowther

Could the UK see biggest growth in G7 economies?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could the UK see biggest growth in G7 economies?
Brexit Britain could see the strongest growth rate among G7 nations according to a PwC report - but that's not without a little pain first. And is 'Frexit' - a French exit from the EU - likely? Tom Stevenson, Investment Director at Fidelity, joined Share Radio's Sarah Lowther to talk through the big economic stories of the day.
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Tom Stevenson


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Ed Bowsher

Brexit already biting for 58 percent of major companies and Trump's currency criticisms

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Brexit already biting for 58 percent of major companies and Trump's currency criticisms
There's some gloomy news on Brexit with 58 percent of larger companies saying it's already having a negative impact on their business - that's according to Ipsos Mori. And the pound's drop is pushing up company costs, according to the British Chambers of Commerce. While in the US, is Trump right on currency policy? For these stories and more, Jeremy Stretch, Head of G10 FX Strategy at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Jeremy Stretch


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