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The Investment Trust Show: Emerging market investment trusts

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

The Investment Trust Show: Emerging market investment trusts
"The Investment Trust Show", brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors. Each week we explore the main features, factors and developments affecting investment trusts. This week we looked at emerging market investment trusts. Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined by Sam Vecht, Manager of the BlackRock Frontiers Trust and the Blackrock Emerging Europe Trust, and Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Sam Vecht, Ed Bowsher


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Simon Rose

View from... Middlesex: Modern pay dictats

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

View from... Middlesex: Modern pay dictats
Tim Evans, Professor of Business and Political Economy at Middlesex University London joined Simon for the Bigger Picture. Today Tim gives his thoughts on: Trump's first address to Congress, income rules for foreign spouses, and the idea of ‘universal basic income’.

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Share Politics: Lords willing, the Stormont struggle, a Presidential Trump

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Share Politics: Lords willing, the Stormont struggle, a Presidential Trump
It's time to talk politics. On today's programme: the Lords debate amendments to the Brexit bill, Northern Ireland prepares to go to the polls, and Donald Trump strikes an unusually upbeat note in his first address to Congress.

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Market Wrap: Cheesegrater sold to Chinese tycoon

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Cheesegrater sold to Chinese tycoon
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help rattle through the day's events, Simon was joined by Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ Bell. They discussed: Wall Street stocks have hit another record high, tracking gains in Europe and Asia, after Donald Trump addressed Congress for the first time; factory growth in the Eurozone has risen to a six-year high in February after a weaker euro helped drive strong demand for exports; and one of London's tallest buildings, known as the Cheesegrater, has been sold to Chinese investors for £1.15 billion.

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My Portfolio with Lord Lee: How to handle small cap takeovers

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

My Portfolio with Lord Lee: How to handle small cap takeovers
The failed Kraft Heinz’s takeover of Uniliver has dominated headlines across the financial world, but the prospect of this merger raised many questions for shareholders. Lord Lee of Trafford, author of How to Make a Million Slowly: My Guiding Principles, has witnessed many takeovers during his time as an investor, and he joined Share Radio's Simon Rose to talk about his experience.
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Lord Lee


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The Book Review: Why Wall Street matters

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Book Review: Why Wall Street matters
On today's Book Review: Wall Street has been the latest punching bag of choice for the pugnacious populist – but could we actually live without the financial powerhouse? Simon is joined by William Cohan, author of 'Why Wall Street Matters'

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Simon Rose

Devolution, Brexit, and competitiveness: BCC conference round-up

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Devolution, Brexit, and competitiveness: BCC conference round-up
Devolution, Brexit, and competitiveness. These are the themes coming from today's annual conference from the British Chambers of Commerce. Earlier we heard Boris Johnson's comments to business leaders and the BCC's priorities with Brexit negotiations. Francis Martin, President of the BCC spoke earlier to Share Radio Matt Cox live from the conference.

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Sir Philip Green to hand over £363bn for BHS pension black hole

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Sir Philip Green to hand over £363bn for BHS pension black hole
A deal has been struck over the BHS pension scheme after the fund was left insolvent when the department store chain collapsed last year. Sir Philip Green has agreed to contribute £363 million to the fund after months of recriminations for his part in the retailer's downfall, including MPs voting to strip him of his knighthood. For more, Simon was joined by Steve Webb, a former pensions minister and now Director of Policy at Royal London.

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Market Wrap: BHS pension deal, Southern strikes take toll, Trump to ratchet up defense spending

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: BHS pension deal, Southern strikes take toll, Trump to ratchet up defense spending
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help rattle through the day's events, Simon was joined by Chris Bailey, Share Radio's Senior Analyst. They discussed: Sir Philip Green says he's "voluntarily" agreed to pay up to 363-million pounds towards the pension scheme of collapsed retailer BHS; shares in the operator behind Southern Railway have plunged - after it revealed a profit hit caused by almost a year of strikes; and Donald Trump wants to raise the amount America spends on defence by a record £43 billion.

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Will reform in India raise investment prospects?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Will reform in India raise investment prospects?
India's seen recent economic turbulence with the government removing 80 percent of currency in circulation last November. But is now potentially a good time to invest? Share Radio reporter Matt Cox spoke to Jonathan Schiessl chief investment officer at Ashburton Investments and lead manager of the Ashburton India Equity Opportunities Fund. Jonathan started by explaining some of the reforms seen recently.
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Jonathan Schiessl


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