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Will Trump weaken the dollar?

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The Share Radio Evening Show

Will Trump weaken the dollar?
Taking the dollar's temperature is vital to many sectors - but with new president Donald Trump's protectionist approach, and desire to weaken the dollar, what's the future look like for greenback? In this week's magazine review, our guests gave their take on an Investors Chronicle article covering the dollar's rise. Share Radio's Peta Fuller reports.

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Market Wrap: Tesco's shares up over 9%, BT quarterly profits drop 37%, Alliance Trust agrees to buy out Elliott and more - with AJ Bell's Russ Mould

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Tesco's shares up over 9%, BT quarterly profits drop 37%, Alliance Trust agrees to buy out Elliott and more - with AJ Bell's Russ Mould
Join Share Radio's Simon Rose as he investigates what has been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To put the day's events in context, he was joined by Russ Mould, Investment Director at the online stockbrokers, AJ Bell. In today's wrap: the UK's biggest supermarket group, Tesco, has agreed to buy the UK's biggest food wholesaler, Booker Group; quarterly profits at BT have dropped 37%; Alliance Trust has agreed to buy out Elliott, a US activist investor that spent years pushing for management and structural changes at the Dundee-based financial services group; and the mortgage lender Paragon has reported that first quarter profits are in line with expectations due to cost controls and good trends in high margins and volumes.
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Russ Mould


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Market Wrap: UK's GDP beats forecast, FTSE 100 flat, RBS sets aside $3.8 bln to cover fines, Sky's 9% fall in operating profits

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: UK's GDP beats forecast, FTSE 100 flat, RBS sets aside $3.8 bln to cover fines, Sky's 9% fall in operating profits
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To help contextualise the day's events, Simon was joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. They talked about UK's economy growing faster than expected, the pound dropping below $1.26 while the FTSE 100 turned flat, The Royal Bank of Scotland setting aside a further $3.8bn to cover fines in the US, and the 9% fall in operating profits for Sky due to the rising cost of the Premiere League's broadcast rights.
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Ed Bowsher


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Emerging opportunities: tackling poverty with Acumen

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Emerging opportunities: tackling poverty with Acumen
Emerging Opportunities with Gavin Serkin and Simon Rose, is dedicated to global, emerging and frontier markets. This week they talk to Farrukh Khan, senior director of business development at Acumen - a pioneer of investing with social impact. Gavin Serkin is managing editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy and author of Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow.
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Farrukh Khan, Gavin Serkin


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Market Wrap: Chancellor on investment during Brexit, UK retails drop 1.9% in December, Synthomer rise to the top of FTSE 250 and more

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Chancellor on investment during Brexit, UK retails drop 1.9% in December, Synthomer rise to the top of FTSE 250 and more
Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To help contextualise the day's events, Simon was joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. They discussed Chancellor Philip Hammond's comment that Brexit uncertainty could cause firms to delay investment, UK retail sales in December dropping 1.9% from November, chemicals maker Synthomer jumping to the top of the FTSE 250 index, and UK's largest housebuilder Barratt Developments Chief Financial Officer's decision to leave the company with immediate effect after disagreements with other senior staff.
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Ed Bowsher


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Has the weak sterling hurt the small cap market?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Has the weak sterling hurt the small cap market?
The FTSE 100 has been hitting record highs since the start of 2017 with a weaker pound boosting the UK's main stock index. But what effect has a weak sterling had on the small cap's market? David Thornton, editor of the Growth Company Investor, joined Share Radio's Simon Rose for more on this subject.
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David Thornton


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Market Wrap: 14th consecutive day of FTSE 100 gains

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: 14th consecutive day of FTSE 100 gains
Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To help contextualise the day's events, Simon was joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher - they talked about FTSE continuing its record streak for the 14th successive day, Bank of America reporting a near-50-percent jump in fourth-quarter profits, Goldman Sachs adding ITV to its conviction list, and Nintendo releasing its long-awaited new console on the 3rd of March.
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Ed Bowsher


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Market Wrap: FTSE falls as retailers let out a Christmas cheer

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: FTSE falls as retailers let out a Christmas cheer
Robyn Dwyer stands in for Share Radio's Simon Rose and brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To help contextualise the day's events, Robyn was joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher - they tackled the FTSE's drop, retailers exceeding their trading expectations, and Fiat Chrysler shares taking a hit after being accused of taking part in the Diesel Emissions Scandal.
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Robyn Dwyer, Ed Bowsher


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The number of people visiting our high streets and shopping centres has fallen for the second month in a row: BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The number of people visiting our high streets and shopping centres has fallen for the second month in a row: BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor
The number of people visiting our high streets and shopping centres has fallen for the second month in a row. Overall, retail footfall in October was 0.4% lower compared to the same time a year ago, but it was still better than September's fall of 0.9%. This is according to the latest BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor, which found that customer traffic in shopping centres fell for the ninth consecutive month. Despite this, the 1.8% drop signalled an improvement on September's 2.5% drop. To discuss the findings in more detail, Simon Rose spoke to Diane Wehrle, Marketing and Insights Director at Springboard

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UK's construction industry has been one of the biggest casualties of the vote to leave the EU, Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist at IHS Global Insight explains

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

 UK's construction industry has been one of the biggest casualties of the vote to leave the EU, Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist at IHS Global Insight explains
The UK's construction industry has been one of the biggest casualties of the vote to leave the EU, as worsening sentiment has seen output for the sector fall more than 1% in the three months to September, following a contraction in the previous quarter. Earlier, Gregor Watt spoke to Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist at IHS Global Insight.

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