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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Barclays' full-year profits nearly treble

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Barclays' full-year profits nearly treble
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context, Simon was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. On today's show: Barclays has seen a jump in its annual pre-tax profits which nearly treble; British Gas owner Centrica has reported an annual pre-tax profit of £2.2bn, against a loss of £1.1bn the year before; pressure on the sales of French bonds eased earlier today, as the likelihood of a win for Marine Le Pen decreased. All this and much more on the Market Wrap.
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Ed Bowsher


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Ed Bowsher

"Le Pen is the favourite to win the French presidency" says Panmure Gordon's Simon French

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

"Le Pen is the favourite to win the French presidency" says Panmure Gordon's Simon French
What would a Marine Le Pen victory in the French presidential election mean for markets? Panmure Gordon's chief economist Simon French says the right-wing candidate could win and, given a possible exit from the Euro, the impact would be more immediate than Brexit and 'strike at the heart of an economic system'. He joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through this and the day's big economic stories including possible US rate increases, gold price rise and more.
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Simon French


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Ed Bowsher

FOMC could rise interest rates 'fairly soon'

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

FOMC could rise interest rates 'fairly soon'
Latest minutes from the Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) came out yesterday. Apparently committee members want an interest rate rise sooner rather than later. Gregory Daco, Head of US Macroeconomics at Oxford Economics, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Gregory Daco


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Georgie Frost

The News Review: Switching mobile phone provider costs us £5.8bn every year

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

The News Review: Switching mobile phone provider costs us £5.8bn every year
Georgie Frost was joined by financial planner David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial. Today on the agenda, they discussed the confusion around how switching mobile phone providers is costing us 5.8 billion pounds every year. Plus they look into why doubling your fruit and veg intake to 10 portions a day may give us longer lives. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Georgie Frost

Cressida Dick becomes the first female Metropolitan Police commissioner in its 188-year history. Josh Lowe discusses this and more political headlines of the day

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Cressida Dick becomes the first female Metropolitan Police commissioner in its 188-year history. Josh Lowe discusses this and more political headlines of the day
The family of a British IS fighter who carried out a suicide attack in Iraq deny he received £1m in compensation after being freed from Guantanamo Bay. In other news, Cressida Dick is the new Metropolitan Police commissioner, becoming the first woman to take charge of London's police force in its 188-year history. And Donald Trump's government has revoked guidance to US public schools that allowed transgender students to use toilets matching their gender identity. To discuss all this, Josh Lowe of Newsweek joined Georgie Frost.
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Josh Lowe


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Georgie Frost

Barclays bank's annual pre-tax profits nearly treble to £3.2bn

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Barclays bank's annual pre-tax profits nearly treble to £3.2bn
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy. A busy morning of Company Announcements starting with Barclays. The bank has seen its annual pre-tax profits nearly treble. Across the group they've risen to 3.2 billion pounds - compared with 1.1 billion in 2015. Moving away from banking, we have also heard from BAE Systems this morning.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

The British Chambers of Commerce reports confidence jump amongst exporters

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

The British Chambers of Commerce reports confidence jump amongst exporters
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, has published its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook. It shows that confidence among exporters that their turnover will improve jumped in the fourth quarter of 2016, ahead of further moves towards Brexit. Joining Nigel Cassidy is Mike Spicer, Director of Research and Economics at the BCC to go through the report.
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Mike Spicer


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Nigel Cassidy

Optimism is key to a successful business, says Green and Black's co-founder Josephine Fairley

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Optimism is key to a successful business, says Green and Black's co-founder Josephine Fairley
Business confidence is perhaps the key to any successful company, without confidence faith can be lost by staff and consumers alike. Xero, a cloud accounting software company for small businesses has published a small business confidence report today suggesting that irrepressible optimism is the primary trait for successful businesses. Co-founder of household brand Green and Black's and serial entrepreneur Josephine Fairley spoke to Nigel Cassidy to discuss the findings.
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Josephine Fairley


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Nigel Cassidy

Charles Woodburn to become new CEO of BAE System

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Charles Woodburn to become new CEO of BAE System
Charles Woodburn will replace Ian King as chief executive of BAE Systems. He's currently BAE's chief operating officer, but will take up the position on the 1st of July. Woodburn joined the firm in May 2016 with 20 years of international experience in senior management positions in the oil and gas industry. Howard Wheeldon, aerospace expert and Founder of Wheeldon Strategic, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss the company and the change of CEO.
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Howard Wheeldon


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Ed Bowsher

The new subprime crisis?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

The new subprime crisis?
Could an eco-friendly loan from the US have global implications? In "The Problem With PACE", a special report on Share Radio, Matt Cox investigates so-called PACE loans. He speaks to those who've had first-hand experience of the loans; finding out where the product came from, how it hurt homeowners in California and other states, and why some believe that it could trigger a new subprime-style lending crisis.
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Matt Cox


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