Co-op Bank is up for sale - why has the bank moved now and how can its ethical culture be retained? For more on this and the day's big market stories Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City index.
US social media company Twitter has released less-than-stellar sales results and Thomas Cook's share price is down despite decent financials. Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher to get more on the day's top company stories.
Cyber attacks are increasingly a major concern for business - but should they disclose more about just what they're doing to prevent them? A study by consultancy Deloitte into the reports of FTSE 100 companies showed only 5 percent of these major businesses have a board member with specialist tech knowledge. Share Radio's Peta Fuller spoke with Dave Clemente, senior manager in Deloitte UK's cyber risk team for more.
Randgold's share price is up almost 5% after the miner announced a record year and raised its dividend by 58%, while Ryanair maintains its outlook despite profits falling. For this and more of the day's company news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Ken Odeluga of City Index.
British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser, which makes Nurofen amongst many other brands, is in advanced talks to buy baby formula company, Mead Johnson. Plus results from Shell, AstraZeneca and Vodafone - who's doing well and who's struggling? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Hunter, Head of Research at Wilson King Investment Management, for his take on the day's big company news.
Despite positive figures, why are profits not going up at Apple? Plus management shuffles at the top for TalkTalk, Wizz Air profits double but share price still falls, and gold miner Centamin gets generous with dividends. For analysis on this and more, Financial Orbit's Chris Bailey joined Share Radio’s senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding to depart, UK house prices inch upwards according to Nationwide and good days for both the FTSE and pound - what's driving that? For these and more Chris Justham, relationship manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's need-to-know economic stories.
Shares in Ocado are up 9 percent today after the internet grocer announced a 20 percent rise in profits last year. On such strong results, why hasn't Ocado seen more deals with other grocers yet? Nick Carroll, Senior Retail Analyst at Mintel, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more detail.
All of the day's top economic stories including the FTSE's shift, regional UK construction boom and some concerning signs for UK consumer sentiment. Plus a slew of Eurozone data showing where the strong - and weak - economies are on the continent. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Alex Dryden, market strategist at JP Morgan, to analyse the day's news.