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Can Archie Norman put the spark back into M&S?

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Can Archie Norman put the spark back into M&S?
Archie Norman has been announced as the new Marks & Spencer chairman. Does this, as well as the appointment of Jill MacDonald earlier this week as Head of Non-food, mean that the previously troubled chain is turning around? Ed Bowsher was joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda to discuss this and more of the day's corporate news.
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Craig Erlam


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Goldman Sachs boss says City faces Brexit risk

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Goldman Sachs boss says City faces Brexit risk
Lloyd Blankfein, the boss of Goldman Sachs, has said that the City could stall because of Brexit risks, and is pushing for a transitional period in Brexit negotiations to protect jobs and ensure stability. To discuss this and more of the day's big macro news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Vicky Pryce, from the Centre for Economics and Business Research
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Vicky Pryce


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Merryn Somerset Webb: The case for investing in India

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Merryn Somerset Webb: The case for investing in India
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher is joined by Moneyweek's Merryn Somerset Webb for their weekly catch up. This week - is India really an attractive place for investors? The two discuss the emerging market and more.
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Merryn Somerset Webb


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HSBC beats profit forecasts

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HSBC beats profit forecasts
HSBC has today reported its first quarter results, and revealed that adjusted pre-tax profits are up to $5.9bn, compared to forecast of $5.3bn, continuing the trend of a bumper Q1 for banks. For more on this and the latest corporate news, Ed Bowsher spoke to Richard J Hunter, Head of Research at Wilson King Investment Management.
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Richard J Hunter


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Service sector PMI up while car sales slump

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Service sector PMI up while car sales slump
Service sector PMI has hit a 4 month high in data released today, up from 55 to 55.8. Meanwhile, the automotive sector has had worse news, seeing a 20% fall in new car registrations last month. To discuss this and more of the day's big macro news in more detail, Ed Bowsher was joined by Simon French, Chief Economist at Panmure Gordon.
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Brexit Bill: Is this the end of a transitional trade deal?

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Brexit Bill: Is this the end of a transitional trade deal?
Now the EU has reportedly raised its opening demand for Britain's Brexit bill from the previous estimate of €60bn to €100bn - apparently due to pressure from France and Germany - could a transitional trade deal be off the cards? To discuss this further, Ed Bowsher spoke to European affairs analyst Yannis Koutsomitis.
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Yannis Koutsimitis


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Sainsbury's shares slide as profits fall

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Sainsbury's shares slide as profits fall
Sainsbury's today reported a full-year profits fall of 8.2%, even after the successful acquisition of Argos owner Home Retail Group, prompting its share price to slide. For more on this and the latest corporate news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Bailey, founder of FinancialOrbit.com
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Chris Bailey


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Is the Brexit Bill weighing down on Sterling and shares?

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Is the Brexit Bill weighing down on Sterling and shares?
The pound and the markets were down this afternoon - could it be in part because of the new Brussels Brexit Bill, hoisted now to €100bn? To discuss further, and talk about more of the latest macro news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Matthew Yates of 7IM.
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Matthew Yates


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BP reveals slick Q1, moves back into black

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BP reveals slick Q1, moves back into black
BP has released its first quarter results today, revealing that - on a replacement cost basis - it's gone back in the black. Is this all down to the recently rising oil price or are other factors at play? For more on this and the day's corporate news, Ed Bowsher spoke to Dan Thomas, Deputy Companies Editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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UK and EU manufacturing on the up

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UK and EU manufacturing on the up
Data released today shows strong UK PMIs for manufacturing, up from 54.2 to 57.3 in April, beating out analysts expectations. Euro-Area manufacturing was also on the up, growing from 56.2 to 56.7. To discuss the causes behind this and more of the day's big macro news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets.
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Mike van Dulken


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