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Autumn Statement 2016

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Autumn Statement 2016
Philip Hammond has delivered his first Autumn Statement as chancellor. Listen here his entire speech to discover the future of public borrowing, deficit and spending.

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The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's apprentices

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The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's apprentices
This is a new edition of The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the programme will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given £15,000 of virtual money to build their own share portfolios. They're allowed a minimum of eight stocks from different sectors which they've been buying and selling through the Share Centre. Our two apprentice investors today are Valsa De Winter and Matt Cox - and giving us his verdict on their efforts is Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher.

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Emerging Opportunities: Exodus

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Emerging Opportunities With Gavin Serkin

Emerging Opportunities: Exodus
This is Emerging Opportunities, the only show on radio dedicated to global emerging markets. Your hosts today are Share Radio's Ed Bowsher and Gavin Serkin, the Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy and author of 'Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow'. He might not be President yet, but investors have delivered their verdict on what's in store for the rest of the world when Donald Trump moves into the White House. Last week saw the second largest outflow from emerging market bonds since 2002, halting this year's rally across stock and bond markets. So what should investors be doing at this point? Joining Ed and Gavin in the studio is Neil Brown, Head of Investor Development at Actis - a money manager looking after $6 billion of assets in diverse industries across Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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The Book Review: 'The Future of Diplomacy' by Philip Seib

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The Book Review: 'The Future of Diplomacy' by Philip Seib
Modern diplomats face an extra challenge they didn't have 20 years ago or even 10 years ago: social media. Today's diplomats are obliged to respond instantly to the latest crisis fueled by a YouTube video or Facebook post. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Philip Seib, the Professor of Journalism and International Relations at the University of Southern California. He's also written a book called 'The Future of Diplomacy.'

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The Weeks Update: Capitalism corrupted

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The Weeks Update: Capitalism corrupted
This is The Weeks Update, where Share Radio's regular economics commentator John Weeks joins us in the studio with a guest in hand to talk the big economic and political questions of the day. For this edition, John and Share Radio's Ed Bowsher were joined by Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate at SOAS, the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University. Guy has recently written a book called 'The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay'.

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Crowdfunders: A disappointing year for equity crowdfunding

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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: A disappointing year for equity crowdfunding
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 finding out why the amount of money raised on equity crowdfunding platforms like Crowdcube fell in the first half of this year. Ed also gets the background on Zopa's decision to apply for a banking licence. He's joined by Tom Hinton of Syndicate Room and Ryan Weeks, Editor of Alt Fi. 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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Conversations from Africa: Zimbabwe's bond note blues

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Share Radio Afternoon

Conversations from Africa: Zimbabwe's bond note blues
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark, taking you across the continent of Africa from his desk in Johannesburg for the major stories of the week. On today's programme: Spar Group is exiting Zimbabwe as the country's currency crisis deepens. Bad news for South African mining too with a statistical agency projecting 38 years left for gold reserves. Chris will be giving his take on both. He'll also discuss what Trump means for Africa, and Forbes Africa's Person of the Year. For more of Chris's stories, check out last week’s episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/5254089-conversations-from-africa-state-capture-exposed

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The Investment Trust Show: ETFs vs. Trusts

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The Investment Trust Show

The Investment Trust Show: ETFs vs. Trusts
The Investment Trust Show - brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors - provides insight into one of the most interesting and misunderstood asset classes. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher pits trusts against ETFs, comparing and contrasting the merits of each type of investment fund. To do so, he's joined by Dice McCairn, Editor of WhichInvestmentTrust.com, and Townsend Lansing, Head of ETCs at ETF Securities.

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Bond comeback: What do rising rates mean for income investment?

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Share Radio Afternoon

Bond comeback: What do rising rates mean for income investment?
Over the last six weeks, there's been an interesting trend in the bond market. Bond yields are rising, and bond prices are falling. To put that another way, interest rates are rising. And if you can get a bigger income from bonds, maybe investing in income shares is becoming less attractive. So to find out more about the prospects for income investing in Europe, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Will James, Manager of the Standard Life European Equity Income Fund.

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"It'll be a long time before iPhones are made in the US" - Walter Price on Trump, trade, and his technology trust

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Share Radio Afternoon

"It'll be a long time before iPhones are made in the US" - Walter Price on Trump, trade, and his technology trust
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to top technology fund manager Walter Price, Head of Allianz Technology Trust. He's based in San Francisco - but joined Ed in the studio to give his thoughts on the US election, Trump tariffs, and the investment approach of his trust.

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