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Market Wrap: Snap makes its debut on the New York Stock Exchange

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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Snap makes its debut on the New York Stock Exchange
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help rattle through the day's events, Simon was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. They discussed: Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, floating on the New York Stock Exchange; Agent Provocateur has entered administration and been bought by Mike Ashley's discount retailer Sports Direct; aerospace and technology group Cobham has asked shareholders for a £500m injection to repair its finances, the second time in eight months.
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Ed Bowsher


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Will reform in India raise investment prospects?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Will reform in India raise investment prospects?
India's seen recent economic turbulence with the government removing 80 percent of currency in circulation last November. But is now potentially a good time to invest? Share Radio reporter Matt Cox spoke to Jonathan Schiessl chief investment officer at Ashburton Investments and lead manager of the Ashburton India Equity Opportunities Fund. Jonathan started by explaining some of the reforms seen recently.
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Jonathan Schiessl


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Market Wrap: Barclays' full-year profits nearly treble

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Barclays' full-year profits nearly treble
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context, Simon was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. On today's show: Barclays has seen a jump in its annual pre-tax profits which nearly treble; British Gas owner Centrica has reported an annual pre-tax profit of £2.2bn, against a loss of £1.1bn the year before; pressure on the sales of French bonds eased earlier today, as the likelihood of a win for Marine Le Pen decreased. All this and much more on the Market Wrap.
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Ed Bowsher


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Emerging Opportunities: How to get a credit score with no financial history.

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Emerging Opportunities: How to get a credit score with no financial history.
This is Emerging Opportunities, the only show on radio dedicated to global emerging markets. Hosting today's show are Share Radio's Simon Rose and Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy, Gavin Serkin. Joining them in the studio today was Shivani Siroya, CEO of Tala Mobile. They discussed how the Tala app was disrupting the financial catch-22 of credit scores in developing countries, where many people have never taken out a loan or similar product.
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Gavin Serkin, Shivani Siroya


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Will Article 50 derail the recovery of UK banks?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Will Article 50 derail the recovery of UK banks?
Will all the controversy around triggering Article 50 derail UK banks recovery? With HSBC shares sliding today after it announced a fall in profits of 62% from last year, there is concern that the recovery seen by some banks could be hurt by the process of the UK leaving the EU. To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK.
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Matt Cox, Michael Hewson


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Market Wrap: UK unemployment flat at 11-year low

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: UK unemployment flat at 11-year low
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context, Simon was joined by Garry White, Chief Investment Commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, and Paul Sedgewick Head of Investments at Frank Investments. On today's show: UK unemployment has remained flat at 4.8%, the lowest level since 2005; Tata Steel workers have voted in favour of pension cuts in order to save 8,000 jobs; and finally, Lloyds of London have introduced a booze ban.
Guests:

Paul Sedgwick, Garry White


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Market Wrap: US job growth beats expectations, Snapchat to float on the NYSE, UK service sector growth slows

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: US job growth beats expectations, Snapchat to float on the NYSE, UK service sector growth slows
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context I'm joined by Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst. They discussed US non-farm payroll adding 227,000 jobs last month and reaching its highest growth rate since last July, Snapchat parent Snap's plan to sell its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, and the slower growth of UK's dominant service in January.
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Ed Bowsher


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The Magazine Review: featuring Kyle Caldwell and Jonathan Compton

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Magazine Review: featuring Kyle Caldwell and Jonathan Compton
This is The Magazine Review, Share Radio's look at the top political and financial stories of the week under the forensic eye of expert guests. Today's brains are Kyle Caldwell, Deputy Editor at Money Observer and Jonathan Compton, writer for MoneyWeek.
Guests:

Kyle Caldwell, Jonathan Compton


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Market Wrap: BoE upgrades 2017 UK growth forecast, Reckitt targets Mead Johnson with £13.2 bln bid, Sports Direct grabs 11% stake in French Connection

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: BoE upgrades 2017 UK growth forecast, Reckitt targets Mead Johnson with £13.2 bln bid, Sports Direct grabs 11% stake in French Connection
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context I'm joined by Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst. They discussed the Bank of England's prediction that the UK economy will grow by 2% in 2017, Reckitt Benckiser's plan to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition in a $16.7bn deal, worth £13.2bn that would boost its Asian business, and Sports Direct being identified as the ultimate owner of an 11% stake in French Connection.
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Ed Bowsher


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US Fed leaves interest rates unchanged - Charles Schwab's Kully Samra joined Share Radio to discuss

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

US Fed leaves interest rates unchanged - Charles Schwab's Kully Samra joined Share Radio to discuss
The Federal Reserve, the US equivelant of the Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged in its first meeting since President Trump took office. However for watchers of US monetary policy, the real interest of the meeting lay in the committee's statement. For more on this Share Radio's Michael Considine spoke to Kully Samra, Managing Director, Charles Schwab UK and got his thoughts on the decision.
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Michael Considine, Kully Samra


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