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Nigel Cassidy

Oil prices rise in response to the US air strikes in Syria

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Oil prices rise in response to the US air strikes in Syria
Nigel Cassidy crossed over to Chris Bailey of Financial Orbit to discuss to top business and finance stories, starting with the geopolitics and market reaction to the overnight missile strikes in Syria ordered by President Trump.
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Chris Bailey


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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Unilever sells off margarine division after failed Kraft bid

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Unilever sells off margarine division after failed Kraft bid
On the latest Market Wrap, Unilever is selling off its underperforming margarine division after rejecting a £115 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz last February. Plus, The Co-operative Group has reported an annual loss of £132 million after writing off its 20% stake in the Co-op Bank. Simon Rose was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Equifax: Will millennials ever get on the property ladder?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Equifax: Will millennials ever get on the property ladder?
Today we're talking about getting on the property ladder with the team from Equifax. But according to research by YouGov and Equifax the prospects for younger generations to get their own home aren't looking good. Nearly half of 16-24 year olds think they can't get onto the property ladder without financial support from their parents and grandparents.
Guests:

Lisa Hardstaff, Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Are young people being locked out of jobs?

Georgie Frost
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Listen Again: Share Radio Morning

Are young people being locked out of jobs?
Three quarters of young people feel locked-out of jobs in the UK. But despite the challenges in employment, nurturing homegrown talent could prove key in the post-Brexit economy. To find out more about the scale of the problem, Sophie Livingstone, Chief Executive at youth and social action charity, City Year UK, joined Share Radio Morning.
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Sophie Livingstone


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Georgie Frost

Brexit is leaving Brits worried about family finances

Georgie Frost
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Listen Again: Share Radio Morning

Brexit is leaving Brits worried about family finances
Brexit and Article 50 has left households worried about the pound in their pocket. Research shows almost half of households are concerned that exiting the EU will harm their disposable income. Scottish Friendly’s savings expert Calum Bennie explained.
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Calum Bennie


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Ed Bowsher

Unilever announces new measures after failed Kraft bid

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Unilever announces new measures after failed Kraft bid
Unilever has unveiled measures to boost investor support after the failed Kraft Heinz bid. Plus, the US Federal Reserve wants to start reducing the number of bonds on its balance sheet this year. For these and today's other economic news Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Jasper Lawler.
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Jasper Lawler


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Nigel Cassidy

The do's and don'ts of investing

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

The do's and don'ts of investing
IG, the online trading platform, has teamed up with Blackrock to launch IG Smart Portfolios, a range of model investment portfolios. So, joining Nigel Cassidy to talk through the new 'Smart Portfolios', the do's and don'ts and the risks and opportunities when it comes to investing is Ian Peacock, Head of UK and Ireland at IG Group.
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Ian Peacock


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Nigel Cassidy

John Timpson: The key to business success

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

John Timpson: The key to business success
John Timpson, the chairman of key cutter and shoe repair business Timpson, claims hiring good people is the key to a successful business. Timpson told delegates at Retail Week Live: “What’s absolutely essential is great people. I don’t want people who can fix shoes or cut keys; I want personality. You can’t put a spark into a grumpy cobbler,” he said. He joined Nigel Cassidy to discuss more.
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John Timpson


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Nigel Cassidy

Financial services stand to lose 40% of revenue to FinTech firms

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Financial services stand to lose 40% of revenue to FinTech firms
According to a new PwC report, 61% of the UK financial services industry believe they could lose as much as 40% of their revenue to standalone FinTech firms. So, what can the financial services industry do to keep up with the ever-evolving fin-tech scene?
Guest:

Steve Davies


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Nigel Cassidy

What can we expect from the Trump-Xi meeting today?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

What can we expect from the Trump-Xi meeting today?
Today, President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping will be meeting at Trump's Mar-a-lago resort in Florida to perhaps set the tone or one of the world’s most important bilateral relationships. So, what can we expect from the meeting and what does it mean for trade between the US and China?
Guest:

David Kuo


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