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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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'The more Tony Blair speaks, the more he encourages Brexit': Telegraph's Asa Bennett on former PM's call for remainer uprising

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

'The more Tony Blair speaks, the more he encourages Brexit': Telegraph's Asa Bennett on former PM's call for remainer uprising
Tony Blair has called for remainers to 'rise up' if they don't like the eventual Brexit deal - but is this coming far too late from the former PM? The Telegraph's assistant comment editor Asa Bennett says Blair doesn't have 'a lifetime license to pontificate on whatever he likes'. But is there a better figurehead for remainers? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Asa Bennett for the latest in UK politics.

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

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

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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Kraft Heinz makes £112bn bid for Unilever

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Kraft Heinz makes £112bn bid for Unilever
Food conglomerate Kraft Heinz's initial £112bn approach for Unilever, behind many consumer brands including Marmite, has been rejected in early stages. But is this the end of the deal? And a slump in UK retail spending figures show consumers are holding back as Brexit uncertainty kicks in. Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC markets, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on these and the day's biggest economic stories.
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Michael Hewson


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Market Wrap: Cobham's shares drop after fifth profit warning in less than two years

Ed Bowsher
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Cobham's shares drop after fifth profit warning in less than two years
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context, Simon was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. On today's show: Snap, the owner of the messaging app Snapchat, has set its valuation as high as $22.2bn ahead of imminent stock market listing; aerospace and defence firm Cobham's 5th profit warning in less than two years; electrical power generation company Drax's full year results and more.
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Ed Bowsher


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Is Trump retreating on the two-state solution for Israel and Palestine?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Is Trump retreating on the two-state solution for Israel and Palestine?
During a joint press-conference with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump appeared to have reversed from the long-held "two state solution" for the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Yossi Mekelberg, an Associate Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Yossi Mekelberg


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Peugeot-Vauxhall merger could put 4500 jobs at risk

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Peugeot-Vauxhall merger could put 4500 jobs at risk
Talks between Peugeot and General Motors's Vauxhall that could lead to a merger of the two car manufacturer companies might put up to 4500 jobs at risk. Brexit also threatens General Motor's operations in Britain. David Bailey, Professor of Industry at Aston University joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Professor David Bailey


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Minister of State Greg Hands might support no-confidence motion against Speaker Bercow

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Minister of State Greg Hands might support no-confidence motion against Speaker Bercow
Greg Hands, the Minister of State for International Trade, might become the first member of government to withdraw support from Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow after his Trump's comments. This could boost the chances of James Duddridge's no-confidence motion against the Speaker. To discuss this and other political news, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Robert Colvile, Editor of CapX.
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Robert Colvile


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Snap sets sights lower at $22bn ahead of IPO

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

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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