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Ed Bowsher

Brexit Bill: Is this the end of a transitional trade deal?

Ed Bowsher
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Brexit Bill: Is this the end of a transitional trade deal?
Now the EU has reportedly raised its opening demand for Britain's Brexit bill from the previous estimate of €60bn to €100bn - apparently due to pressure from France and Germany - could a transitional trade deal be off the cards? To discuss this further, Ed Bowsher spoke to European affairs analyst Yannis Koutsomitis.
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Yannis Koutsimitis


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Ed Bowsher

Sainsbury's shares slide as profits fall

Ed Bowsher
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Sainsbury's shares slide as profits fall
Sainsbury's today reported a full-year profits fall of 8.2%, even after the successful acquisition of Argos owner Home Retail Group, prompting its share price to slide. For more on this and the latest corporate news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Bailey, founder of FinancialOrbit.com
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Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

Is the Brexit Bill weighing down on Sterling and shares?

Ed Bowsher
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Is the Brexit Bill weighing down on Sterling and shares?
The pound and the markets were down this afternoon - could it be in part because of the new Brussels Brexit Bill, hoisted now to €100bn? To discuss further, and talk about more of the latest macro news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Matthew Yates of 7IM.
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Matthew Yates


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Georgie Frost

How Culture Trip has turned into one of Forbes 2017 Fast-Growing British Companies to Watch

Georgie Frost
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How Culture Trip has turned into one of Forbes 2017 Fast-Growing British Companies to Watch
This morning Georgie was joined by Dr. Kris Naudts, Culture Trip's founder and CEO. Kris, is a former academic psychiatrist turned media entrepreneur and his company Culture Trip was recently named as one of Forbes 2017 Fast-Growing British Companies to Watch and has received $20M in funding from investors PPF Group.
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Dr. Kris Naudts


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Georgie Frost

The News Review: Poor mobile 4G coverage is worse than Peru

Georgie Frost
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The News Review: Poor mobile 4G coverage is worse than Peru
Today on the agenda, Georgie Frost and David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial Management discussed how British consumers have been hit by a total of 300-million pounds worth of unarranged overdraft fees. Plus they look into why mobile 4G coverage "varies widely" across the UK - and is worse that Estonia and Peru. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Georgie Frost

Michel Barnier says he can't give a "definitive" Brexit cost

Georgie Frost
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Michel Barnier says he can't give a "definitive" Brexit cost
Michel Barnier is putting out his Brexit negotiation guidelines this morning. Georgie and Billy Bambrough of Verdict.co.uk discussed more of what he said.
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Billy Bambrough


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Nigel Cassidy

How is the sterling affecting the retail sector?

Nigel Cassidy
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How is the sterling affecting the retail sector?
Analysts are predicting underlying pre-tax profits for Sainsbury’s to be about £578m in its full-year results tomorrow, down from £587m last year. City observers are concerned that the company is leaning too heavily on its recent acquisition of Home Retail, which includes Argos and Habitat. Argos delivered growth of 4.3 per cent in the fourth quarter, like-for-like food sales in the same period fell 0.5 per cent.
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Richard Perks


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Nigel Cassidy

Is Brexit damaging the UK advertising market?

Nigel Cassidy
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Is Brexit damaging the UK advertising market?
A recent study from the Advertising Association has found a fifth of companies surveyed lost business due to the Brexit vote. James Murphy, Adam & Eve/DBB co-founder and AA chairman, said that "On the Friday afternoon of the vote, I got a phone call from a large North American client cancelling a contract, with the question: ‘What the hell have you guys done?’
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Steve Stokes


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Ed Bowsher

BP reveals slick Q1, moves back into black

Ed Bowsher
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BP reveals slick Q1, moves back into black
BP has released its first quarter results today, revealing that - on a replacement cost basis - it's gone back in the black. Is this all down to the recently rising oil price or are other factors at play? For more on this and the day's corporate news, Ed Bowsher spoke to Dan Thomas, Deputy Companies Editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

UK and EU manufacturing on the up

Ed Bowsher
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UK and EU manufacturing on the up
Data released today shows strong UK PMIs for manufacturing, up from 54.2 to 57.3 in April, beating out analysts expectations. Euro-Area manufacturing was also on the up, growing from 56.2 to 56.7. To discuss the causes behind this and more of the day's big macro news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets.
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Mike van Dulken


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