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

Ed Bowsher
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flow of trade to EU ‘crucial’ to cities across UK

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Flow of trade to EU ‘crucial’ to cities across UK
The EU is the biggest market for UK exports - and failing to secure a good trade deal post-Brexit will be a major issue for cities across the country. Can other deals pick up the slack? Or does the UK have to get good access to EU markets? The latest report from thinktank the Centre for Cities focused on exports in the UK's 62 biggest centres and Paul Swinney, principal economist at the centre, joined Ed Bowsher to expand on their findings.
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Paul Swinney


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Company news: Tesco £3.7bn merger, profits down at Google's parent and what's brewing at Starbucks?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: Tesco £3.7bn merger, profits down at Google's parent and what's brewing at Starbucks?
Tesco's announced a £3.7bn planned merger with Booker group, a wholesaler and owner of Budgens and Londis convenience store brands, where are share prices today? While in the US, Google's parent company Alphabet reported Q4 profits were worse than expected but sales were up - and Starbucks failed to meet same store sales expectations. Carla Mozée, Markets Reporter at MarketWatch, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through today's big company stories.
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Carla Mozée


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