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Executive pay packets heading 'out of control'

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Executive pay packets heading 'out of control'
Shareholders in housebuilder Crest Nicholson voted against changes to a pay package for senior executives - do laws need to be changed to give investors more power? And as Donald Trump tries to push through his healthcare bill, why are recent market gains at risk? And have US markets got ahead of themselves? Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through these and more of the day's biggest economic news.
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Garry White


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Will Co-Op Bank be 'picked apart' or can a deal be done?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Will Co-Op Bank be 'picked apart' or can a deal be done?
Co-op Bank says several ‘credible’ buyers have come forward since it was put up for sale in February - but who might want it now TSB owner Banco Sabadell has bowed out? Plus FTSE 100 engineering conglomerate Smiths Industries sees revenue up 18% - for all the day's key company news, Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Craig Erlam


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Mortgage approvals on a three-month low in February - BBA

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Mortgage approvals on a three-month low in February - BBA
The number of new mortgage approvals for house purchases fell to a three month low in February, according to the latest data from the British Bankers' Association (BBA). To discuss this in more detail, Share Radio' Ed Bowsher spoke to Eric Leenders, BBA Managing Director for Retail Banking.
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Eric Leenders


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Ed Bowsher

What happens to Trump's agenda if Obamacare repeal fails?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

What happens to Trump's agenda if Obamacare repeal fails?
President Trump has given an ultimatum to Republicans to either get behind his healthcare bill, or he’ll leave Obamacare in place. The vote in the House of Representatives is expected for later today. To discuss this, Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher was joined by Scott Lucas, Professor of American studies at the University of Birmingham and Founder of the EA Worldview blog.
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Prof Scott Lucas


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Robotics could replace a third of British jobs by 2030

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Robotics could replace a third of British jobs by 2030
A third of British jobs are at risk of being replaced with robotics by 2030, that’s according to a report by PWC. The report has also found that the nature of some occupations would change rather than disappear, with automation potentially creating additional jobs elsewhere in the economy. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Dr Simon Moores, Futurologist and Government Technology Advisor.
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Dr Simon Moores


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The Investment Trust Show: Picking an investment trust

Ed Bowsher
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The Share Radio Evening Show

The Investment Trust Show: Picking an investment trust
This week on "The Investment Trust Show", brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors, we looked at how to pick an investment trust. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Nick Britton, Head of Training at the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), and John Newlands, Head of Investment Companies Research at Brewin Dolphin.
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Nick Britton, John Newlands


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Ed Bowsher

UK retail sales rise 3.7% in February

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK retail sales rise 3.7% in February
UK retail sales enjoyed a better February compared to a year earlier rising 3.7%, though sales in the three months to February were down 1.5% compared to the previous quarter. Plus, Bank of England's Deputy Governor of Monetary Policy said the weak pound is creating a temporary "sweet spot" for UK exporters. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Ben Gutteridge, Head of Fund Research at Brewin Dolphin.
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Ben Gutteridge


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Ed Bowsher

MoneyWeek with Merryn Somerset Webb: Profit from university's spin-outs

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

MoneyWeek with Merryn Somerset Webb: Profit from university's spin-outs
Our weekly catch up with MoneyWeek's Editor in Chief Merryn Somerset Webb. On this week's cover story, a look at how to profit from university's discoveries. On the market page, an analysis of the European market and how many analysts expect it now to bounce back despite all the political change in the West. Finally, Merryn previews John Stepek's piece on the best way to value a stock.
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Merryn Somerset Webb


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Balancing security and civil liberties post Westminster attack

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Balancing security and civil liberties post Westminster attack
London is putting together the pieces of Wednesday's terror attack - so far we know four people have died and 29 were injured, IS has claimed the British-born attacker as one of its own. But how did the attacker move from the periphery to terrorist so quickly? Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the story.
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Tim Evans


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Next investors are being 'paid to wait'

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Next investors are being 'paid to wait'
High Street retailer Next has announced its first fall in profits for eight years, but shares were stronger on the back of dividend news. Plus haulage company Eddie Stobart plans to float on AIM, Ted Baker results and gaming company GVC, behind foxybingo, increases its dividend. Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management, went through the day's biggest financial stories.
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Richard Hunter


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