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Oil price in period of 'rebalancing'

Ed Bowsher
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Oil price in period of 'rebalancing'
The oil price has fallen following new OPEC production numbers, showing Saudi Arabia has surprisingly increased production. But do the figures point to a market that's still rebalancing? For more on this Richard Mallinson, a partner and geopolitical expert at Energy Aspects, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Richard Mallinson


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Ed Bowsher

Why is Ocado one of the UK's most shorted stocks?

Ed Bowsher
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Why is Ocado one of the UK's most shorted stocks?
Ocado has posted solid first quarter results, so why are investors selling the stock? Plus why are mergers on the rise in the UK? For more on this and all the need-to-know company news, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times, Daniel Thomas, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Daniel Thomas


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Supply glut continues to drive down oil price

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Supply glut continues to drive down oil price
Oil is down more than 1% on news that Saudi Arabian producers have unexpectedly increased production. For this and more of the day's need-to-know economic stories, senior market analyst at London Capital Group, Jasper Lawler, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Jasper Lawler


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Business confidence is on the rise

Ed Bowsher
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Business confidence is on the rise
UK firms are getting more confident, that according to the latest UK Business Outlook survey from Markit. To find out why Ed spoke to Chris Williamson, Chief Business Economist at IHS Market.
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Chris Williamson


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Wood Group takeover deal to create £5bn company

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Wood Group takeover deal to create £5bn company
A £2.2bn takeover deal has been agreed between Amec Foster Wheeler and Aberdeen-based Wood Group, creating a £5bn energy services company. And the pound has picked up today despite increasing uncertainty - for more on the big market stories of the day, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Mike van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets.
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Mike van Dulken


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US economy adds 235,000 jobs in February, beating expectations

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US economy adds 235,000 jobs in February, beating expectations
US non farm payroll figures have been released and the they were stronger than expected with 235,000 position created in February. But wage growth slowed down. We found out more from Gregory Daco, Head of US Economics at Oxford Economics.
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Gregory Daco


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Falling pound a 'double-edged sword' for UK industries

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Falling pound a 'double-edged sword' for UK industries
UK industrial and manufacturing production has fallen in January - what impact is Brexit and the fall in Sterling really having on the economy? Plus analysis on key US jobs data and more of the day's big economic stories with Viktor Nossek, director of research at WisdomTree Europe.
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Viktor Nossek


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BT cuts Openreach loose and shares rise, Esure and Wetherspoons results

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BT cuts Openreach loose and shares rise, Esure and Wetherspoons results
Shares in BT are up 5 percent as the company ends two years of wrangling over the future of its OpenReach division. Plus insurer Esure shares jump on positive news and Wetherspoons chairman rails against the budget. For all of the day's need-to-know company stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Craig Erlam from OANDA.
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Craig Erlam


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ECB leaves interest rates unchanged

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ECB leaves interest rates unchanged
Tom Carroll, Director at Sanlam FOUR, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to look at today's most important economic stories. They talked about Chancellor Hammond facing criticism from Tory MPs over a planned national insurance rise for self-employed; the ECB leaving interest rates and QE unchanged; UK pay growth being at its worst level since the Napoleonic Wars; Pret A Manger facing a staffing crisis because of Brexit.
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Tom Carroll


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Morrisons shares drop despite profit rise, John Lewis cuts bonuses and more

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Morrisons shares drop despite profit rise, John Lewis cuts bonuses and more
Profits at Morrisons have risen 40% but why is the share price is down 6%? Plus John Lewis has cut staff bonus for fourth year in a row and Countrywide shares slump to an all-time low. For more on the latest company news, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Hunter of Wilson King Investment Management.
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Richard Hunter


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