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UK industry pumping, 'Trump bump' is back and funds get tough on 'fat cats'

Ed Bowsher
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UK industry pumping, 'Trump bump' is back and funds get tough on 'fat cats'
Britain's manufacturers are 'firing on all cylinders' - that's what the Confederation of British Industry says in its latest report - but will it last? Three of the five biggest shareholders in FTSE 350 firms have vowed to get tough on executive pay. And in the US, Donald Trump has approved two oil pipelines, is the Trump bump back? Ben Kumar from 7 Investment Management analyses the latest economic news with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Ben Kumar


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Ed Bowsher

What's driving 'unprecedented' oil prices?

Ed Bowsher
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What's driving 'unprecedented' oil prices?
Oil prices rose this week on evidence on news that production from OPEC is falling, but an increase in drilling in the United States could keep a lid on prices. Fergus Marcroft, Senior Advisor to investment bank Hannam & Partners, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to explain.
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Fergus Marcroft


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Ed Bowsher

Company news: BT slumps, Easyjet FY profit lower but strong sales for Dixons Carphone

Ed Bowsher
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Company news: BT slumps, Easyjet FY profit lower but strong sales for Dixons Carphone
BT shares slumped as the telecoms giant warned again on profits following the Italian accounting scandal, Easyjet results softer on weak pound but strong Christmas sales for Dixons Carphone and posh tonic water company Fever-Tree bubbles along. All the big company news of the day with Financial Times deputy companies editor Daniel Thomas and Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Brexit decision spooks pound, BT share price plunge, UK deficit and more

Ed Bowsher
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Brexit decision spooks pound, BT share price plunge, UK deficit and more
The Supreme Court's Brexit ruling wasn't a major surprise so why has the pound fallen? BT shares plummeted, US officially exits TPP and will the UK hit its deficit target? Rachel Winter, Senior Investment Manager at Killik & Co, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the top economic stories of the day.
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Rachel Winter


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Ed Bowsher

Can May's plan for industry deliver for UK business?

Ed Bowsher
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Can May's plan for industry deliver for UK business?
A new 10-point industrial strategy has been unveiled by Theresa May - but will it deliver for businesses as the economy readies itself for Brexit hurdles? Edwin Morgan, Deputy Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this story.
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Edwin Morgan


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Ed Bowsher

Optimism in financial services lowest since crisis, ECB could continue QE and more - with Alastair McCaig

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Optimism in financial services lowest since crisis, ECB could continue QE and more - with Alastair McCaig
Donald Trump's inauguration has hit the dollar but helped the sterling up to its best level since before Christmas, while ratings agency S&P has predicted the European Central Bank will extend its quantitative easing programme into 2018. And optimism among financial services firms is at its lowest ebb since the crisis - but it's not just Brexit. Alastair McCaig, director of investment management at Fernwealth, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss these and more of the big economic news of the day.
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Alastair McCaig


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Ed Bowsher

Share Radio's Davos Correspondent Steve Clarke on the last day of the World Economic Forum

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio's Davos Correspondent Steve Clarke on the last day of the World Economic Forum
On the final day of Davos the discussion continues to revolve around Brexit and the state of globalisation. Today, speakers included Chancelor Philip Hammond and German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble. From the studio Ed Bowsher spoke to Share Radio Presenter and Davos correspondent Steve Clarke to round up what's happened this week.
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Steve Clarke


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Company news: Pearson shareholders vent anger, BonMarche reports good sales and Synthomer impresses

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Company news: Pearson shareholders vent anger, BonMarche reports good sales and Synthomer impresses
Angry investors are pushing for Pearson's CEO to go after this week's profit warning and 30% fall in the share price. There's been better news for shareholders in the fashion chain for more mature ladies, BonMarche with good sales in the run-up to Christmas. And Synthomer impresses investors in its Q4 update. Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, spoke with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on this and more company news.
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Craig Erlam


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Ed Bowsher

UK retail sales slump, Trump's market impact and the falling pound - with Mike Bell, JP Morgan

Ed Bowsher
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UK retail sales slump, Trump's market impact and the falling pound - with Mike Bell, JP Morgan
UK retail sales slumped with the worst figures in more than five years, could Trump put through his fiscal stimulus plans and how is the market pricing Sterling - is it likely to fall further? Mike Bell, global markets strategist at JP Morgan, talks through the top economy stories of today with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Mike Bell


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ECB leaves rates at zero, tug-of-war on dollar, Brexit posturing and more - with Richard Jeffrey

Ed Bowsher
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ECB leaves rates at zero, tug-of-war on dollar, Brexit posturing and more - with Richard Jeffrey
All the big economic stories of the day including: The European Central Bank leaving rates at zero percent, market reaction to US Fed chair Janet Yellen's warning of a 'nasty surprise' if the US waits too long to raise its rates, and the Bank of Cyprus listing - is this the latest vote of confidence for London as a financial hub? Richard Jeffrey is chief economist at Cazenove Capital Management and joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowser to talk through this and more.
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Richard Jeffrey


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