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Total losses of £58bn at RBS exceeding taxpayer bailout

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Share Radio Afternoon

Total losses of £58bn at RBS exceeding taxpayer bailout
RBS has today recorded nine years of losses, with the latest £7bn loss taking the bank's total losses since 2008 to £58bn. That's more than the £45.5bn taxpayer-funded bailout. But can the bank reverse the trend and turn a profit next year? Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the day's big company news, including BA’s parent group and betting company William Hill.
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Craig Erlam


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Profits jump at Barclays

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Profits jump at Barclays
Barclays has reported a surge in profits, from a net loss of almost £400 million in 2015 to net profit of £1.6 billion in 2016, but the share price is slightly softer - for more on why, Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through the day's biggest company stories.
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Richard Hunter


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Lloyds 'did everything right' as it unveils biggest profit since financial crisis

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Lloyds 'did everything right' as it unveils biggest profit since financial crisis
Lloyds Bank is firmly on the recovery track as it announced the biggest profit since the financial crisis - shares are up and the bank is paying a special dividend. And Hotel Chocolat's in 'retail nirvana' while challenger bank Metro Bank is on track to make its first annual profit. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher covered the day's top company news with Chris Bailey, founder of Financial Orbit.
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Chris Bailey


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Kraft Heinz cools appetite on Unilever acquisition

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Kraft Heinz cools appetite on Unilever acquisition
Kraft Heinz's takeover bid for consumer giant Unilever lasted just a few days - but the full value of the post-merger proposal jump is yet to be wiped off Unilever's share price. So what does this mean for future takeovers? And has the swift reversal hurt Kraft Heinz? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Thomas Buckley, reporter at Bloomberg, for what's next for both companies.
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Thomas Buckley


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Upswing on cards for UK economy despite Brexit fears

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Upswing on cards for UK economy despite Brexit fears
The UK's economy is gaining momentum despite concerns of uncertainty ahead of Brexit - that's according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's latest indicator. JP Morgan global market analyst Alex Dryden ran through this and the day's other big economic news with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Alex Dryden


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Kraft Heinz could 'come back for another bite' of Unilever

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Kraft Heinz could 'come back for another bite' of Unilever
Kraft Heinz has walked away from its £115bn bid for Unilever but that might not be the end of it. For more analysis on why the deal dried up today, and what's next, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Ken Odeluga, Market Analyst at City Index.
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Ken Odeluga


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'One of the biggest deals in history': Kraft Heinz pursues possible Unilever merger

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

'One of the biggest deals in history': Kraft Heinz pursues possible Unilever merger
Kraft Heinz has proposed a £112bn takeover of consumer giant Unilever, the company behind Persil and PG Tips. The scale of the deal would make it among the biggest in corporate history if it gets the go-ahead but Unilever has rejected initial advances. For the day's biggest corporate stories, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher spoke with Craig Erlam, senior markets analyst at OANDA.
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Craig Erlam


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Snap sets sights lower at $22bn ahead of IPO

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Snap sets sights lower at $22bn ahead of IPO
The company behind messaging app Snapchat, Snap Inc, has brought in its valuation target at $19.5bn to $22.2bn - big numbers but still lower than the $25bn hoped for in initial documents. And shares in defence business Cobham have crashed 20% today while profits at drug company Shire have soared 60%. Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management, went through this and the day's need-to-know company stories with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Richard Hunter


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Silver lining in Rolls-Royce's £4.6bn loss

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Silver lining in Rolls-Royce's £4.6bn loss
Engine-maker Rolls-Royce has announced a pre-tax full year loss of £4.6 billion, one of the biggest UK corporate losses in history. But it's not all bad news for the company - Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley, explains this and the major company stories of the day with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Garry White


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Pay shake-up afoot for FTSE companies

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Pay shake-up afoot for FTSE companies
Long-term incentive programs for FTSE bosses could be on the way out - reports from the FT say one-tenth of top companies will ditch such incentives. David Buik market commentator at Panmure Gordon joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher to explain the story.
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David Buik


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