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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Pact Coffee, a look at Mini-bonds, VentureFounders and more

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: Pact Coffee, a look at Mini-bonds, VentureFounders and more
This is 'Crowdfunders', the show that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance. In today's show with Ed Bowsher we take a critical look at mini-bonds where companies effectively borrow money from investors via crowdfunding websites. Also looked at is a crowdfunding campaign by a coffee company called Pact coffee. The company's founder claims that Pact's coffee is the best in the UK. And finally, chat with James Codling, who is the boss of a platform called VentureFounders. James talks about VentureFounders and also explains what he thinks the crowdfunding industry needs to do if it wants to mature successfully.

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Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Stephen Peters, Investment Analyst at Charles Stanley discusses unit trusts, Open Ended Investment Companies and more

Juliette Foster
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The Investment Hour with Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Stephen Peters, Investment Analyst at Charles Stanley discusses unit trusts, Open Ended Investment Companies and more
Investment Perspectives: Stephen Peters, Investment Analyst at Charles Stanley discusses unit trusts, Open Ended Investment Companies and more

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Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Ian Peacock, IG Group’s Head of UK and Ireland talks Exchange Traded Funds

Juliette Foster
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The Investment Hour with Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Ian Peacock, IG Group’s Head of UK and Ireland talks Exchange Traded Funds
As we head towards April the countdown is already underway for the ISA deadline...or Individual Savings Account - which is why it's timely that IG Group, a leading online trader, has today launched an offer allowing clients to trade their Exchange Traded Funds - or ETFs - commission free, during the ISA season. But is there a catch? Juliette Foster was joined in the studio by Ian Peacock, IG Group's Head of UK and Ireland to find out.
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Ian Peacock


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Ed Mitchell

The Investment Trust Show: "Private equity is all about growing businesses"

Ed Mitchell
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The Investment Trust Show

The Investment Trust Show: "Private equity is all about growing businesses"
Each week the Investment Trust Show discusses the major issues, factors and news that impact on investment trusts. In this weeks edition the focus is on private equity investment trusts. Joining Ed Mitchell in the studio is Ian Barrass, Manager of the Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust and Share Radio's senior market analyst, Ed Bowsher. By phone, Nick Britton, Head of Training at the AIC as well as Hamish Mair, Director and Head of Private Equity Funds at The F&C. This week the topics include a host of questions on investing in private equities, such as the risks and potential returns, as well as day to day volatility of share prices.

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Henderson Global Investors
Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Peter Behrens of 'Ratesetter', 'SKINS' Chairman Jaimie Fuller & David Stevenson , alternative finance expert at the 'Altfi' website

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: Peter Behrens of 'Ratesetter', 'SKINS' Chairman Jaimie Fuller & David Stevenson , alternative finance expert at the 'Altfi' website
This is 'Crowdfunders', the show that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance. We join Share Radio's Ed Bowsher, and in today's show, the guests are looking at an example of a business that listened to its customers and reversed course on a controversial business strategy. In this instance it was one of the biggest peer to peer lending businesses, Ratesetter. We'll hear from one of Ratesetter's founders on what happened. The show will also look at a new bond issued by Swindon Borough Council, the world's first ever 'Council solar bond!' And on top of that, an interview with the chairman of an innovative sportswear business, Skins, that is raising money from investors on the Seedrs equity crowdfunding platform.

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Juliette Foster

The Apprentice Investor: How did our rookies get on this time?

Juliette Foster
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The Apprentice Investor

The Apprentice Investor: How did our rookies get on this time?
Today's edition of The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the show will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build individual share portfolios. They can own a minimum of eight stocks, which they've been buying and selling through The Share Centre. So, as we roll towards the end of February are the five cash strapped, or cash wealthy? Apprentices Ruby Johnson and Alexi Phillips join Juliette Foster along with Share Radio's, Senior Analyst, Ed Bowsher.

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Juliette Foster

Emerging Opportunities: Gavin Serkin, Managing Editor of Frontier Funds, Stuart Culverhouse, Chief Economist at Exotix Partners & Ahmed Tabaqchali of AFC Iraq Fund

Juliette Foster
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Emerging Opportunities With Gavin Serkin

Emerging Opportunities: Gavin Serkin, Managing Editor of Frontier Funds, Stuart Culverhouse, Chief Economist at Exotix Partners & Ahmed Tabaqchali of AFC Iraq Fund
Juliette Foster was joined in studio as always by Gavin Serkin, bringing you the only show dedicated to global emerging markets. Their guests this week were Stuart Culverhouse, Head of Research at Exotix Partners, one of the largest dedicated frontier markets investment firm and Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of AFC Iraq Fund. This time Iraq, Argentina and Ukraine feature among others.
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Gavin Serkin


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Investing In Commodities

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Investing In Commodities
This week Sarah Pennells is joined by Justin Urquhart Stewart from Seven Investment Management, to discuss whether investing in commodities is worth considering during the current economic climate. Sarah and Justin also discuss what 'soft commodities' are, what type of funds invest in commodities, and how to use derivatives to get access to a commodity market.
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Justin Urquhart Stewart


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Ed Mitchell

The Week That Was: Ian Forrest of The Share Centre wraps up a busy week

Ed Mitchell
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The Week Ahead

The Week That Was: Ian Forrest of The Share Centre wraps up a busy week
Ian Forrest, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, takes a look at the week that was and the week ahead
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Ian Forrest


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Ed Mitchell

The Investment Trust Show: How to generate income in a world where dividends are being cut?

Ed Mitchell
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The Investment Trust Show

The Investment Trust Show: How to generate income in a world where dividends are being cut?
On this week's episode of The Investment Trust Show Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher, Jeremy Beckwith, Director of Manager Research for MorningStar UK and Job Curtis, fund manager of The City of London Investment Trust plc, Henderson Global Investors discuss UK equity income.
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Jeremy Beckwith, Job Curtis


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Henderson Global Investors