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Company news: WH Smith helped by 'spoof books', Frankie & Benny's parent company sees lower sales and more

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: WH Smith helped by 'spoof books', Frankie & Benny's parent company sees lower sales and more
WH Smith shares were up on a good trading update with sales of funny 'spoof books' helping the stationer. Shares in Restaurant Group, the company behind chains Frankie and Benny's and Garfunkel's, were down as it reported lower like-for-like sales last year. Tesco faces new lawsuit from US Investment firm, Manning & Napier, which is suing the supermarket over an earlier accounting irregularities. And miners BHP Billiton and Antofagasta reported on good results today. Chris Bailey, founder of Financial Orbit, joined Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst to discuss these and more.
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Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

UK industry pumping, 'Trump bump' is back and funds get tough on 'fat cats'

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

UK industry pumping, 'Trump bump' is back and funds get tough on 'fat cats'
Britain's manufacturers are 'firing on all cylinders' - that's what the Confederation of British Industry says in its latest report - but will it last? Three of the five biggest shareholders in FTSE 350 firms have vowed to get tough on executive pay. And in the US, Donald Trump has approved two oil pipelines, is the Trump bump back? Ben Kumar from 7 Investment Management analyses the latest economic news with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Ben Kumar


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Simon Rose

Emerging opportunities: tackling poverty with Acumen

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Emerging opportunities: tackling poverty with Acumen
Emerging Opportunities with Gavin Serkin and Simon Rose, is dedicated to global, emerging and frontier markets. This week they talk to Farrukh Khan, senior director of business development at Acumen - a pioneer of investing with social impact. Gavin Serkin is managing editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy and author of Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow.
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Farrukh Khan, Gavin Serkin


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Ed Bowsher

What's driving 'unprecedented' oil prices?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

What's driving 'unprecedented' oil prices?
Oil prices rose this week on evidence on news that production from OPEC is falling, but an increase in drilling in the United States could keep a lid on prices. Fergus Marcroft, Senior Advisor to investment bank Hannam & Partners, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to explain.
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Fergus Marcroft


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Ed Bowsher

Company news: BT slumps, Easyjet FY profit lower but strong sales for Dixons Carphone

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: BT slumps, Easyjet FY profit lower but strong sales for Dixons Carphone
BT shares slumped as the telecoms giant warned again on profits following the Italian accounting scandal, Easyjet results softer on weak pound but strong Christmas sales for Dixons Carphone and posh tonic water company Fever-Tree bubbles along. All the big company news of the day with Financial Times deputy companies editor Daniel Thomas and Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Brexit decision spooks pound, BT share price plunge, UK deficit and more

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Brexit decision spooks pound, BT share price plunge, UK deficit and more
The Supreme Court's Brexit ruling wasn't a major surprise so why has the pound fallen? BT shares plummeted, US officially exits TPP and will the UK hit its deficit target? Rachel Winter, Senior Investment Manager at Killik & Co, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the top economic stories of the day.
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Rachel Winter


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Presenters

The Motley Fool Money Show: Netflix's meteoric rise

Presenters
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The Share Radio Evening Show

The Motley Fool Money Show: Netflix's meteoric rise
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? We join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio - direct from Washington DC - each Monday at 6 o'clock for news, views and analysis of US finance. On today's episode: Netflix and IBM reports, funding your retirement and the Motley Fool team's shares to watch.

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Ed Bowsher

Could housebuilders Bovis and Berkeley join forces?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could housebuilders Bovis and Berkeley join forces?
There's merger speculation that housebuilders Bovis Homes and Berkeley Group could join forces. It follows a story in the Sunday Times saying Schroders, the second largest shareholder, had written to the board to suggest the move. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Charlie Campbell, Building Material & Housebuilders analyst at Liberum, for more.
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Charlie Campbell


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Ed Bowsher

Is UK dividend growth sustainable, Bovis and Berkeley merger speculation and how has Trump cost Paddy Power Betfair £5m?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Is UK dividend growth sustainable, Bovis and Berkeley merger speculation and how has Trump cost Paddy Power Betfair £5m?
UK dividends rose 6.6% in the last quarter of 2016 - great news for investors who focus on getting an income from their portfolios, but can it be sustained? And speculation that housebuilders Bovis and Berkeley would merge was triggered by Schroder, Bovis' second largest shareholder, writing to Berkeley suggesting a deal. Ed Bowsher spoke to Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, for more on these and other market stories.
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Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

Company news: Pearson shareholders vent anger, BonMarche reports good sales and Synthomer impresses

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: Pearson shareholders vent anger, BonMarche reports good sales and Synthomer impresses
Angry investors are pushing for Pearson's CEO to go after this week's profit warning and 30% fall in the share price. There's been better news for shareholders in the fashion chain for more mature ladies, BonMarche with good sales in the run-up to Christmas. And Synthomer impresses investors in its Q4 update. Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, spoke with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on this and more company news.
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Craig Erlam


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