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Revolutionising cancer diagnosis: Greenlight given for new blood test

Ed Bowsher
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News Hour

Revolutionising cancer diagnosis: Greenlight given for new blood test
Last September Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Cameron Reynolds, CEO of VolitionRX - a diagnostics company developing blood tests for cancer. Current methods for detecting cancer tend to be inaccurate or people simply don't take them, but Volition hopes blood-based tests can pave the way forward. Cameron joined Ed back in the studio to announce some good news for his business: VolitionRX has received its first CE Mark, meaning that it is legally allowed to sell its products in Europe.

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The MoneyWeek Ahead: The gift of seat - with Merryn Somerset Webb

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

The MoneyWeek Ahead: The gift of seat - with Merryn Somerset Webb
Time now for our weekly catch up with the team at Moneyweek magazine. This week, Ed Bowsher was joined by Merryn Somerset Webb, editor in chief at MoneyWeek. They discuss: the European Central Bank's monetary policy, and the gift that has the use of a pension - but is much nicer to look at.

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Bank run: Lloyd's of London plans move to EU

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Bank run: Lloyd's of London plans move to EU
The insurance market Lloyd's of London is now the first major city business to announce it is preparing plans to set up a subsidiary on mainland europe. This will allow Lloyds to continue operating in the EU even if UK firms lose their so-called 'passport' rights after Brexit. For more on this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line by Philip Alexander, Regulation Editor at Risk.net

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BoE warns of slowdown, Murdoch confirms Sky bid, & more - with Jasper Lawler

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

BoE warns of slowdown, Murdoch confirms Sky bid, & more - with Jasper Lawler
Plenty of interest rate decisions to tuck in to today: whilst the Fed has raised rates citing the strength of the US economy, the Bank of England has been more pessimistic. Base rates have been kept on hold, with Carney warning that signs of slowdown in economic activity have been detected. Is Brexit finally taking its toll? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Jasper Lawler, Senior Market Analyst at London Capital Group to discuss the top stories shaping markets today.

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Hammond backs transitional Brexit deal - with Sir Vince Cable

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Hammond backs transitional Brexit deal - with Sir Vince Cable
The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, says he thinks a period of adjustment would be beneficial to the UK as it prepares to leave the European Union. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Sir Vince Cable, former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills for his reaction to Philip Hammond's comments on the next steps of Brexit.

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Should you look at profit when investing?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Should you look at profit when investing?
When you hear about companies, you often hear about profit. But, sadly, the conventional measures of profit don't often tell us the full story about how a company is doing. To clear things up, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Phil Oakley, Investment Analyst at SharePad

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Crowdfunders: Regulation clampdown

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: Regulation clampdown
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be taking a look at why the FCA wants to tighten crowdfunding regulations, investigating a peer-to-peer platform with high street branches, as well as getting the scoop on the launch of a new crowd match fund: Big Society Capital.

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Glut cut: Oil prices surge after non-OPEC countries strike deal

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Glut cut: Oil prices surge after non-OPEC countries strike deal
Oil prices have surged after non OPEC members agreed with their OPEC counterparts to cut production by 558,000 barrels per day, from January 1. This follows an historic meeting of OPEC members who are also cutting 1.2m barrels per day in an attempt to cut the worldwide glut in oil and drive prices higher. For more on this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Roland Head, Oil expert from thefiringroom.com

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Oxfam: Bermuda, Netherlands, Ireland among world's worst corporate tax havens

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Oxfam: Bermuda, Netherlands, Ireland among world's worst corporate tax havens
Oxfam has published a 'World's Worst' list of tax havens today, highlighting 15 of worst offenders in the world of corporate tax havens. Indeed,the charity highlights the how poor countries may be even poorer thanks to tax havens dotted around the world To find out more, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line now by Oxfam's Tax Policy Manager Oliver Pearce.

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Conversations from Africa: The cabbage patch kid

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Conversations from Africa: The cabbage patch kid
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark, taking you across the continent of Africa for the major stories of the week. On today's programme: Chris and Alex reflect on Nanagate - a scandal that brought down a South African finance minister within days. They also tackle Ghana's recent election, as well as an African billionaire who's feeling the effects of Brexit.

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