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Ed Bowsher

Executive pay packets heading 'out of control'

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Executive pay packets heading 'out of control'
Shareholders in housebuilder Crest Nicholson voted against changes to a pay package for senior executives - do laws need to be changed to give investors more power? And as Donald Trump tries to push through his healthcare bill, why are recent market gains at risk? And have US markets got ahead of themselves? Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through these and more of the day's biggest economic news.
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Garry White


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Nigel Cassidy

Why is inflation important and what does it mean?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Why is inflation important and what does it mean?
Global Economist Jeremy Batstone-Carr gave an in-depth explanation of inflation to Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast. Is it what the media and even Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, make it out to be?
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Jeremy Batstone-Carr


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Georgie Frost

The News Review: RBS and Natwest are to close almost 160 branches due to 400% increase in online and mobile banking

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The News Review: RBS and Natwest are to close almost 160 branches due to 400% increase in online and mobile banking
Georgie Frost was joined by Andy Webb from Be Clever with Your Cash this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how hundreds of jobs will be lost following a decision to close almost 160 RBS and NatWest branches. Plus they look into why the UK is almost bottom of a European league table for maternity leave, ranking 22 out of 24. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Andy Webb


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Georgie Frost

Should all police personnel be allowed to carry guns, following the Westminster terror attack?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Should all police personnel be allowed to carry guns, following the Westminster terror attack?
Georgie Frost was joined by Ryan Heath Senior correspondent at POLITICO Europe to look at some of the biggest political stories of the day. More details are emerging about the Westminster attack. What are the latest developments? The attack in London came a year after the Brussels terror attack. How did Brussels bounce back from this and what can London learn from Brussels? Questions have been raised about security after it emerged a ministerial bodyguard shot Khalid Masood dead outside parliament. Firstly, there's the argument as to whether all police personnel should carry guns. Secondly, was there an intelligence failing here?
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Ryan Heath


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Georgie Frost

What's the market reaction to Trump failing to repeal and replace Obamacare?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

What's the market reaction to Trump failing to repeal and replace Obamacare?
Nigel Cassidy joined Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with Donald Trump failing to convince enough of his own party representatives to back him in his attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare - his predecessor's legislation to expand healthcare provision. Plus despite Friday being a quiet day for company announcements, we've heard from Smiths Group.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Will the London Stock Exchange look sparse of European companies post-Brexit?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Will the London Stock Exchange look sparse of European companies post-Brexit?
What is the future looking like for European firms listed on the London Stock Exchange post-Brexit? Will it be sparse of European companies? Nigel Cassidy was joined by Gianpiero Lotito, CEO & Co-Founder of FacilityLive, and Founding Member of the European Tech Alliance to discuss further.
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Gianpiero Lotito


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Nigel Cassidy

Trump wants a do-or-die vote to repeal Obamacare

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Trump wants a do-or-die vote to repeal Obamacare
Last night was the scheduled vote on the Trump administration's proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act or more widely known as Obamacare. It didn't go well for Trump, he couldn't get enough Republican backing. And what is the market reaction to this turn of events? Joining Nigel Cassidy to discuss is John Hardy, Head of FX Strategy at Saxo Bank.
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John Hardy


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Nigel Cassidy

'The scale of the threat to the British mainland is factored lower than the IRA in the 70s,' says Josh Lowe

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

'The scale of the threat to the British mainland is factored lower than the IRA in the 70s,' says Josh Lowe
Following the horrific terror attacks in nearly a decade on Westminster on Wednesday, Nigel Cassidy was joined by Newsweek's European Politics reporter, Josh Lowe to discuss the latest developments. Also on the agenda was discussion about Sir Richard Branson calling for a second EU referendum. The Virgin founder, who supported the remain campaign, says the result of June's vote is "one of the saddest things that has happened" to both the UK and Europe.
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Josh Lowe


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Steve Clarke

Market Wrap: Next shares jump despite worst profits in eight years

Steve Clarke
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Next shares jump despite worst profits in eight years
On the latest Market Wrap, Next saw first fall in annual profits in almost a decade, warning that 2017 will be "another tough year". Plus, Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent has said that UK exporters are enjoying a "sweet spot" because of the weak sterling. Share Radio's Steve Clarke was joined by Rachel Winter, Senior Investment Manager at Killick & Co., and Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Rachel Winter, Ed Bowsher


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Ed Bowsher

UK retail sales rise 3.7% in February

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK retail sales rise 3.7% in February
UK retail sales enjoyed a better February compared to a year earlier rising 3.7%, though sales in the three months to February were down 1.5% compared to the previous quarter. Plus, Bank of England's Deputy Governor of Monetary Policy said the weak pound is creating a temporary "sweet spot" for UK exporters. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Ben Gutteridge, Head of Fund Research at Brewin Dolphin.
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Ben Gutteridge


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