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Have the Euro zone finance ministers finally solved the Greek debt crisis?

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Have the Euro zone finance ministers finally solved the Greek debt crisis?
The Greek government and euro-zone finance ministers agreed a new plan for further negotiations on the Greek bailout yesterday. So what have they agreed so far and how significant is yesterday's deal? Ed was joined on the line by Iain Begg, professorial research fellow at the European Institute at the London School of Economics to find out more.

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European bonds bounce amid Greek debt deal, Le Pen polls

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European bonds bounce amid Greek debt deal, Le Pen polls
Greek bonds have strengthened this morning, following last night’s agreement between the Greek government and the Eurozone on reforms for further bailout payments. Meanwhile, French bonds have hit by Le Pen's improving position in opinion polls, For these stories and others shaping global markets, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined in the studio by Jeremy Stretch, Head of G10 FX Strategy at CIBC.

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Company news: HSBC slides, Anglo American swings back, BHP Billiton warns

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Company news: HSBC slides, Anglo American swings back, BHP Billiton warns
It's our daily examination of some of the business stories making the corporate news headlines. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line by Daniel Thomas, Deputy Companies Editor at the Financial Times, for a full roundup. On today's edition: HSBC shares slide after 62% profit fall, Anglo American swings back to profit and retreats on disposal plan, BHP Billiton back in profit but warns of uncertainty, & more.

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Will Labour win both by elections this week? Ed asked John Rentoul from the Independent

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Will Labour win both by elections this week? Ed asked John Rentoul from the Independent
There are two by-elections in Labour seats this week, and it now appears there's a chance that the Tories could win BOTH seats. For this thoughts on this, Ed spoke to John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The independent.

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The Problem with PACE - Part 1

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The Problem with PACE - Part 1
Could a green energy loan in a few US states have global implications? In a special report, Matt Cox investigates the worrying whispers surrounding "PACE" loans, the effect it's had on California, and why it matters to the wider world - even us Brits across the Atlantic.
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Matt Cox


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Hope for solution to Greece's bailout terms as finance ministers meet

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Hope for solution to Greece's bailout terms as finance ministers meet
Greece's debt burden is back on the agenda as European finance ministers met today at Eurogroup meeting. The ministers are at loggerheads with the International Monetary Fund over the Greek bailout terms. To preview the meeting, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Pieter Cleppe, Head of Open Europe's Brussels Office.
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Pieter Cleppe


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Kraft Heinz cools appetite on Unilever acquisition

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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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Labour's poor polling puts by-election contest on the table

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Labour's poor polling puts by-election contest on the table
Opposition parties rarely lose by-elections - so speculation that Labour could lose in the upcoming contests for Stoke-on-Trent Central or Copeland is unusual. For more on how the battle is unfolding, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with John Curtice, politics professor at the University of Strathclyde and research consultant to NatCen Social Research.
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John Curtice


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Upswing on cards for UK economy despite Brexit fears

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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

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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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