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Ed Bowsher

Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise
Select Committee research has found the state pension age might have to rise to 70 if the current pension triple lock is to be maintained. MPs have warned that's higher than the average life expectancy for many, particularly men. Helen Morrissey, editor of Professional Pensions, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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Helen Morrissey


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Ed Bowsher

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson called on MPs to take a positive line in Brexit as he addressed the British Chambers of Commerce. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox was there and spoke to senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger
A long-awaited merger between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse appears ready to collapse - but who's responsible? Plus part-owner of Southern Rail operator Go-Ahead issue profit warning, and results from Boohoo, Greggs and Taylor Wimpey. For these and more, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher was joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress
All eyes will be on Donald Trump as he delivers his key speech before congress tonight, around 2am London time. So what are analysts looking out for? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, for more on the day's big economic stories.
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Richard Perry


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Georgie Frost

BT consider slashing landline-only contracts by £5 a month. All this and more on the News Review

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

BT consider slashing landline-only contracts by £5 a month. All this and more on the News Review
Georgie Frost was joined by consumer rights expert Martyn James this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the news that BT could be forced to cut the phone bills of millions of customers who are on landline-only contracts, by £5 a month. Plus they look into why around 183 million unused baby clothes are sitting idle after children have outgrown them. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Pro-Brexit supporters are "over optimistic" about the future, says Sir John Major

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Pro-Brexit supporters are "over optimistic" about the future, says Sir John Major
Sir John Major wants Theresa May to inject "a little more charm and a lot less cheap rhetoric" into negotiations to leave the EU. The former prime minister says pro-Brexit supporters have left voters expecting an "over optimistic" future. Plus Theresa May faces a row with Brussels over plans to curb migrant numbers from the European Union next month. Georgie Frost was joined by Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post to discuss all this and more political headlines of the morning.
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Jack Sommers


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Georgie Frost

British Chambers of Commerce are demanding more Brexit certainty from the government, ahead of its annual conference

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

British Chambers of Commerce are demanding more Brexit certainty from the government, ahead of its annual conference
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with picking up on the story we were covering throughout yesterday. It's to do with more doubtful developments on the merger between the LSE and Deutsche. Moving to the representative body of British businesses - the British Chambers of Commerce. They are demanding more Brexit certainty from the government, ahead of its annual conference today. And we have had some company announcements this morning from Greggs.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

London Stock Exchange merger with Deutsche Boerse in danger over EU demand

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

London Stock Exchange merger with Deutsche Boerse in danger over EU demand
The €29bn euro merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse could collapse after the LSE said the deal was unlikely to be approved by the European Commission. The commission had ordered the LSE to sell its 60% stake in MTS, a fixed-income trading platform, which the stock exchange described as "disproportionate". A spokesperson for Theresa May said the merger was a "commercial matter." Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by Mike van Dulken, Head of Research of Accendo Markets.
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Mike van Dulken


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Ed Bowsher

Trump could skip WTO to resolve trade spats

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Trump could skip WTO to resolve trade spats
Donald Trump's administration could abandon the World Trade Organisation when it comes to resolving any future trade disputes. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher asked Dr Federico Ortino, Reader in International Economic Law at King’s College London, for more on why the new president might try this approach.
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Annabel Karmel


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Ed Bowsher

LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk
The London Stock Exchange's big merger with its German counterpart, Deutsche Boerse, appears to be over - but what's finally pushed it over the edge? And the pound has dropped on fears of another Scottish independence referendum. For more on the day's key economic stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Alastair McCaig from Fern Wealth.
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Alastair McCaig


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