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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Ed Bowsher

Bovis Homes becomes takeover target for two rivals

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Bovis Homes becomes takeover target for two rivals
Two takeover bids for housebuilder Bovis Homes pushed the share price up 9 percent today even as the company rejected the initial offers from Redrow and Galliford Try. The latter remains 'in talks' with Bovis on another bid. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Ken Odeluga from City Index for the day's need-to-know company news.
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Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Ed Bowsher

Can Just Eat keep ahead of the competition?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Can Just Eat keep ahead of the competition?
Online food delivery company Just Eat has beat profit expectations but in a competitive market, can it stay ahead? Plus results from Paddy Power Betfair, insurer Direct Line and a profit warning from temporary power provider Aggreko. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Garry White, Chief Investment Commentator at Charles Stanley, for more on the day's need-to-know company news.
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Garry White


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Ed Bowsher

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management's £11bn tie-up creates UK's biggest asset manager

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management's £11bn tie-up creates UK's biggest asset manager
Standard Life will acquire rival Aberdeen Asset Management for £3.8bn - the move would create the UK's largest fund management group, managing £660bn in assets with an £11bn market capitalisation. Why has the deal been done? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, for more on this, plus GM sells its European brands Vauxhall and Opel, Informa's revenue rises 11 percent and possible tax rises in this week's budget.
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Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

London Stock Exchange no 'wounded animal'

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

London Stock Exchange no 'wounded animal'
The London Stock Exchange has raised its dividend 20 percent as the merger with Deutsche Börse looks increasingly unlikely. What does it signal? Plus shares at global ad giant WPP are down 8% and cryptocurrency Bitcoin's outstripping gold on the markets. Craig Erlam of OANDA joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the day's big company stories.
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Craig Erlam


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Ed Bowsher

Agent Provocateur could be snapped up by Sports Direct

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Agent Provocateur could be snapped up by Sports Direct
Sports Direct has emerged as a likely buyer for lingerie company Agent Provocateur as it enters administration, while Capita's CEO will step aside after a 33 percent fall in pre-tax profits. For more on these and the rest of the day's big company stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management.
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Richard Hunter


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Ed Bowsher

Snap could be valued over $20bn, ITV's mixed results and more

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Snap could be valued over $20bn, ITV's mixed results and more
The much-awaited valuation of Snap, messaging service Snapchat's parent company, is imminent - what could the final number look like? Plus ITV's mixed results, the BHS pensions settlement and the wash-up from the LSE and Deutsche Boerse merger. For the day's biggest company stories, founder of Financial Orbit Chris Bailey joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.

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Ed Bowsher

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger
A long-awaited merger between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse appears ready to collapse - but who's responsible? Plus part-owner of Southern Rail operator Go-Ahead issue profit warning, and results from Boohoo, Greggs and Taylor Wimpey. For these and more, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher was joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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