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Eurozone growth rate improves

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Eurozone growth rate improves
There was no shortage of European economic data today - but the most important was the overall figure, with the Eurozone growing 0.5 percent in the final quarter of 2016, taking annual growth to 1.8 percent for the year. That's behind UK growth for 2016 at 2.2% but ahead of the US, at only 1.6 percent. For more detail, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Jennifer McKeown, Chief European Economist at Capital Economics.
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Jennifer McKeown


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Ed Bowsher

Politics with John Rentoul: Brexit vote, Trump orders reverberate in UK

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Politics with John Rentoul: Brexit vote, Trump orders reverberate in UK
Donald Trump's executive orders continue to cause headaches for Theresa May but the PM is standing her ground on his state visit despite protests. And Brexit debate kicked off in parliament ahead of the Article 50 vote. For analysis on today's political news, John Rentoul, chief political commentator at the Independent, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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John Rentoul


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Ed Bowsher

UK regions see construction boom, Eurozone data and concerning UK consumer sentiment

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK regions see construction boom, Eurozone data and concerning UK consumer sentiment
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.
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Alex Dryden


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Ed Bowsher

Company news: Ocado, soft drink company Britvic, Carpetright and more

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: Ocado, soft drink company Britvic, Carpetright and more
Shares in Ocado have jumped 7% today after the online grocer revealed profits rose by 20% last year, but the company still hasn't announced a long-promised partnership with an overseas retailer. Results were also out from soft drink maker Britvic and Carpetright. Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the FT, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Deutsche Bank fined $630m

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Deutsche Bank fined $630m
On the naughty step today is Deutsche Bank. The German giant is paying $630 million to settle investigations into the bank for allegedly facilitating Russian money-laundering via so-called 'mirror transactions.' And two former HBOS bankers were found guilty on Monday of charges including bribery and fraud - they'll be sentenced later this week. For more on fines and punishments for banks and bankers, Ed Bowsher was joined by Josh Ryan-Collins, Senior Economist for the finance & economy programme at the New Economic Foundation.
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Josh Ryan-Collins


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Crowdfunders: former city superwoman Nicola Horlick invests in Money&Co lending platform

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Crowdfunders: former city superwoman Nicola Horlick invests in Money&Co lending platform
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at the peer-to-peer and crowdfunding space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. On today's show, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher gets the scoop on why Nicola Horlick and her backers have invested extra cash into the Money&Co lending platform, following a £1.8 million loss last year, and how investors may be able to earn an 11% annual return by making loans secured against commercial property. Enjoyed Crowdfunders? You should try the Investment Trust Show, Share Radio’s examination of the world of investment trusts: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow
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Nicola Horlick, Lajos Ludman


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Ed Bowsher

Green could step in on BHS pensions woes: reports

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Green could step in on BHS pensions woes: reports
Reports that former BHS boss Sir Philip Green has made a deal with the pensions regulator to rescue the retailer's pension scheme, according to Sky News. How much could cost the billionaire? For more Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Helen Morrissey, editor of Professional Pensions magazine.
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Helen Morrissey


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Ed Bowsher

May 'wrong-footed' by Trump's immigration ban

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

May 'wrong-footed' by Trump's immigration ban
Theresa May's encountered a wave of criticism as Donald Trump announced his controversial immigration policy just hours after the PM met the US president on Friday. And the PM is meeting leaders from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to talk Brexit - for more on these, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher was joined by Maurice Smith, Share Radio's Scottish correspondent.
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Maurice Smith


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Ed Bowsher

Fight back on Trump immigration ban

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Fight back on Trump immigration ban
Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries caused a public outcry and left markets jittery. Can court action make a difference? And what concessions have been made so far? For more on exactly what was in the legislation, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Gilson, editor of a US politics blog at the London School of Economics.
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Chris Gilson


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Company news: Vodafone merger bid, WS Atkins, German inflation and more

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: Vodafone merger bid, WS Atkins, German inflation and more
Vodafone's confirmation that it's in talks to merge its Indian subsidiary with a rival have triggered a 2% rise in the share price. Meanwhile shares in engineering firm, WS Atkins are up 5% after an American firm made a takeover approach. And German inflation data is out - is this good news for the key European economy? Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, joined Ed Bowsher to discuss the big economic and company stories of the day.
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Ken Odeluga


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