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French assets bounce back as a Macron presidency seems likely

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

French assets bounce back as a Macron presidency seems likely
With polls suggesting the pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron will emerge as the comfortable winner over the far-right Marine Le Pen in the final run-off election in France, bondholders have begun snapping up French assets once again. For more, Sarah Lowther was joined by Mike Bell, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan.
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Mike Bell


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Market Wrap: Tesco unveils first rise in UK sales for seven years

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap:  Tesco unveils first rise in UK sales for seven years
On today's Wrap: Tesco unveils its first rise in UK sales for seven years while operating profits, which reflects the performance of the business, have broken through the £1bn mark, wage growth slips below the rate of inflation - putting a squeeze on household spending power, profits at bookseller and stationer WH Smith rise 3.75% over the last six months and much more. Sarah Lowther is joined in studio by Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell.
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Russ Mould


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Money Saving Expert: NHS prescriptions to rise in England - are you affected?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert: NHS prescriptions to rise in England - are you affected?
This week on Money Saving Expert, Sarah Lowther was joined by personal finance writer, Sam McFaul. They discussed the rising cost of NHS prescriptions and rock bottom mortgage rates, and ended with a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week.
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Sam McFaul


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Sarah Lowther

How the North is leading the way in the UK's independent restaurant boom.

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How the North is leading the way in the UK's independent restaurant boom.
This week the Northern Restaurant and Bar Show will be coming to Manchester providing the North's biggest hospitality show to industry professionals. According to latest stats the North of the country has lead the way for Britain's food and drink industry with cities such as Leeds, Newcastle and Nottingham topping the growth tables for independent restaurants. Overall growth has proved strong though with a widespread boom in the independent sector. To discuss some of the current trends Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to organiser of the Northern Restaurant and Bar Show, Thom Hetherington.
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Thom Hetherington


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Sarah Lowther

Are you eating too much salt?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Are you eating too much salt?
Around 86% of people don't know whether they eat more than the recommended 6 grams per day. This week is Salt Awareness Week, which is aimed at educating us about the damage we could be doing by over-consumption. To find out more Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to GP Dr Sarah Jarvis, and Caroline Klinge, a food science expert who has worked in the restaurant and food manufacturing industries.
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Sarah Jarvis, Caroline Klinge


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How much is the Muslim pound worth? Founder of of The Halal Dining Club Siddika Jaffer explains.

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How much is the Muslim pound worth? Founder of of The Halal Dining Club Siddika Jaffer explains.
We've heard of the purple pound, we've heard of the pink pound, and we've heard of the silver pound. But have we heard of the Muslim pound? The Halal economy is big business in the UK however many still struggle to find restaurants that cater for it. That's why Siddika Jaffer founded The Halal Dining Club in May 2015 - an app which aims to transform the Halal dining experience for millions of Muslim diners around the world. She joined Sarah Lowther to tell the story behind the app.
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Siddika Jaffer


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The New Review: Money....the root of all our struggles?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The New Review: Money....the root of all our struggles?
Sarah Lowther was joined by Sara Benwell, Consumer Editor from Good Housekeeping this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how nearly half of UK families with dependent children would struggle to survive a month on their savings if they had to. Plus they look into why money worries are the biggest strain on relationships in the UK. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Sara Benwell


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Sarah Lowther

Can Nicola Sturgeon win the backing of Scottish Parliament to call for a second referendum?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Can Nicola Sturgeon win the backing of Scottish Parliament to call for a second referendum?
Labour's Party membership is expected to fall below half a million for the first time since its peak under Jeremy Corbyn. And the Scottish government is expected to win a vote calling for a second independence referendum later. The First Minister will call on Members of the Scottish Parliament to back her request for a second poll. For more on this and all the biggest political stories of the day, Sarah Lowther was joined by Professor Peter Catterall, Reader in the History Department of the University of Westminster.
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Professor Peter Catterall


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Weak pound sees Kingfishers sales soar by 7.5%

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Weak pound sees Kingfishers sales soar by 7.5%
Joining Sarah Lowther to discuss the main market headlines of the morning is Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy, starting with Kingfisher profiting from the weak pound. We've also heard from fashion house Hermès. Plus, we check out how the pound and FTSE is fairing.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Sarah Lowther

Money Fight Club: Is the property market finally cooling off?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Fight Club: Is the property market finally cooling off?
Financial heavy weights Lindsay Cook and Andy Webb join Georgie Frost in the studio. After years of rampant growth could the property market be cooling? As ever it all comes down to location but there are a few tips to make the best of the buyers market. Plus find out which charity fundraising site is in line for the sucker punch this week and why you could find many supermarkets overcharging you at the till.
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Lindsay Cook, Andy Webb


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