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Georgie Frost

Zac Goldsmith elected Tory MP for Richmond Park

Georgie Frost
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Zac Goldsmith elected Tory MP for Richmond Park
We've had the last PMQ's before the general election. And away from the general election, Theresa May has met the EU's chief negotiator for talks. Zac Goldsmith has been selected as the Conservative candidate for Richmond Park. He was the area's MP from 2010 until December last year when he lost to Lib Dem Sarah Olney after a massive swing in a by-election.
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Josh Lowe


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Georgie Frost

Trump plans to reduce corporation tax to 15%.

Georgie Frost
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Trump plans to reduce corporation tax to 15%.
Georgie Frost was joined by Nigel Cassidy to discuss the latest market headlines, starting with Lloyds. And housebuilders out in force this morning. We've heard from both Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon. Plus Donald Trump’s administration has unveiled plans for a drastic overhaul of the country’s tax system, including reducing corporate tax to 15%.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Turbulent times for Twitter

Nigel Cassidy
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Turbulent times for Twitter
A mixed bag for Twitter: The number of people using the social network has risen 14% and the firm's losses narrowed in the first three months of this year. But ad revenue fell by almost 8% from a year earlier. And now a row's brewing with the government about the decision to withdraw access to user data used to investigate potential terrorist plots.
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Chris Green


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Nigel Cassidy

Outlook for pharmaceutical industry looks positive according to ratings agency Moody's

Nigel Cassidy
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Outlook for pharmaceutical industry looks positive according to ratings agency Moody's
GlaxoSmithKline has beaten analyst expectations by increasing its sales 19pc in the first quarter under new boss Emma Walmsley. Sales at the pharmaceutical giant hit £7.4bn in the three months to March 31, up from £6.2bn a year previously and higher than the £7.25bn pencilled in by analysts. But what about the pharmaceutical industry worldwide?
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Michael Levesque


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Nigel Cassidy

How do you value what will probably be the world's biggest IPO?

Nigel Cassidy
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How do you value what will probably be the world's biggest IPO?
Officials at Saudi Arabian Oil Co, or Saudi Aramco. have told their superiors there is a hitch in the plans to take the state-owned oil company public next year. It is likely worth at least $500 billion less than the government previously suggested - roughly the value of Amazon and Netflix combined.
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Gaurav Sharma


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Nigel Cassidy

The White House announces plans for the "biggest tax cut in history"

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The White House announces plans for the "biggest tax cut in history"
They're already billing it as "the biggest tax cut" in history. The White House wants taxes to go down, but for whom? And how will it be paid for?
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Chris Bailey


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Nigel Cassidy

How can we plan our retirement with no government guarantee on pensions?

Nigel Cassidy
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How can we plan our retirement with no government guarantee on pensions?
The Prime Minister has refused to guarantee the triple lock on pensions. It's understood that Mrs May is coming under increasing pressure to drop the pledge, which means pensions always rise by 2.5%, from the Conservative manifesto. But with no guarantees on pensions, how can we fund our retirement?
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Jonathan Nabrotzky


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Ed Bowsher

FTSE 100 opens lower as Fresnillo and GKN drag down the index

Ed Bowsher
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FTSE 100 opens lower as Fresnillo and GKN drag down the index
The FTSE 100 opened lower today, in part due to miner Fresnillo suffering earlier in the day, then later Engineer GKN pushed down the index, warning it might not be able to sustain its current growth. For more of the day's big company news, Robyn Dwyer was joined by Chris Bailey, founder of FinancialOrbit.com
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Robyn Dwyer, Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

European rally ends as bumper start to the week cools off

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European rally ends as bumper start to the week cools off
The "Macron rally" that marked the start of this week and bolstered European markets seems to have steadied and cooled, with even the FTSE opening lower. To discuss this and more macro news, Robyn Dwyer spoke to Ben Kumar from 7 Investment Managment.
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Robyn Dwyer, Ben Kumar


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Glen Goodman

The News Review: Will Uber's plan for flying cars get off the ground?

Glen Goodman
The News Review: Will Uber's plan for flying cars get off the ground?
Today on the agenda, Glen Goodman and personal finance expert Martyn James discussed how just a fifth of us in the UK are in favour of a cashless society - but this rises to more than a third in places like Belgium, Italy and the US. Plus they look into Uber bosses unveiling plans to use flying vehicles by 2020. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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