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Nigel Cassidy

Full speed ahead for potential merger between Bombardier and Siemens

Nigel Cassidy
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Full speed ahead for potential merger between Bombardier and Siemens
Shares in manufacturers Bombardier and Siemens have jumped on reports they are in talks about merging their train-making businesses. Bombardier's shares rose nearly 7% while Siemens' shares hit a record high before easing back. Talks between Bombardier, a major supplier of London Underground trains, and Siemens started earlier this year, according to media reports.
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Sim Harris


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Nigel Cassidy

What is the cause of such a slump in the housing market?

Nigel Cassidy
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What is the cause of such a slump in the housing market?
According to RICS, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, residential sales in the UK are lacking 'impetus'. Their latest residential market survey suggests that new buyer enquiries and sales have remained flat in the March and stock levels hit a record low as the number of properties coming to market continues to decline.
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Tarrant Parsons


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Nigel Cassidy

Economic growth is likely in Q1 but inflation remains a key risk for businesses, says BCC

Nigel Cassidy
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Economic growth is likely in Q1 but inflation remains a key risk for businesses, says BCC
Costs are the biggest threat to growth, BCC says. According to the British Chambers of Commerce's latest economic survey, the manufacturing sector is performing strongly so far this year. However, the rising cost of overheads and raw materials are presenting a risk to growth in the medium term. So what can businesses expect in the next quarter?
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Dr Adam Marshall


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Nigel Cassidy

Could markets be hopping after the Easter holidays?

Nigel Cassidy
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Could markets be hopping after the Easter holidays?
The supermarkets are full of chocolate bunnies and the daffodils are in full bloom - it can only mean one thing: the Easter holidays are just around the corner. It also means investors can forget about jittery markets for a while, as European stock exchanges will close for a four-day spring break.
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David Miller


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Juliette Foster

Food and drink predicted to drive of consumer spending this Easter

Juliette Foster
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Food and drink predicted to drive of consumer spending this Easter
UK high streets are expected to be busy this Easter weekend, with forecasters predicting an increase in the number of people going out to spend money on food and drink. Figures from retail analyst Springboard predict an 8.8% increase in footfall, a reversal of last year's decline. To find out what's driving consumer spending Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Diane Wehrle, marketing and insights director at Springboard.
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Diane Wehrle, Tom Hill


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Juliette Foster

The News Review: Sneaky supermarkets

Juliette Foster
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The News Review: Sneaky supermarkets
Today on the agenda, Juliette Foster and personal finance expert Martyn James discussed British shoppers bearing the brunt of rising prices as supermarkets quietly pass on Brexit-related costs to consumers. Plus they look into HSBC says it's planning to become a more "dementia-friendly" bank. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Juliette Foster

Was there some interference in the June referendum?

Juliette Foster
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Was there some interference in the June referendum?
Juliette was joined this morning by Billy Bambrough, edtor of Verdict.co.uk, discussing a report in today's Guardian that foreign powers may have interfered with June's EU referendum. Plus, is the foreign secretary Boris Johnson sporting a red face after Europe gave the thumbs down to extra sanctions on Russia?
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Billy Bambrough


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Juliette Foster

Was there some interference in the June referendum?

Juliette Foster
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Was there some interference in the June referendum?
Juliette was joined this morning by Billy Bambrough, edtor of Verdict.co.uk, discussing a report in today's Guardian that foreign powers may have interfered with June's EU referendum. Plus, is the foreign secretary Boris Johnson sporting a red face after Europe gave the thumbs down to extra sanctions on Russia?
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Billy Bambrough


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Juliette Foster

Tesco busts through the billion pound mark despite its accounting scandal

Juliette Foster
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Tesco busts through the billion pound mark despite its accounting scandal
Joining Juliette Foster for the latest market headlines was Nigel Cassidy, and it's been a busy morning of company announcements, especially in the retail sector. We've heard from Tesco, WH Smith, and Dunelm. And BHP Biliton are another company who has reported this morning.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Cardiff comes out top as the most coffee-friendly city

Nigel Cassidy
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Cardiff comes out top as the most coffee-friendly city
Honest Coffees researched data from the 20 most populated cities in the UK to find out which ones were more coffee-friendly and which were more pub orientated. Cardiff came out on top with the highest ratio of coffee shops to pubs, 46 per cent of its drinking establishments are coffee shops. London and Belfast followed close behind. There are currently around 53,000 pubs in the UK
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Mike Jones Mathias


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