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Simon Rose

Is the US tech sector a great opportunity for investors?

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Is the US tech sector a great opportunity for investors?
Sterling, financial debt and U.S technology firms might not be what spring to mind as an investment opportunity for 2017. Sterling is struggling against the dollar, interest rates look set to rise and President Trump's travel ban has tech firms in the US up in arms as they fear that they won't have access to the worlds top talents. However, these are just some of the areas that Coutts's investment team believe are ripe for investors. To discuss Coutts' 2017 Investment Outlook, timeless Principles in a Changing World, I'm joined by Alastair Jex, head of bespoke and advisory portfolios at Coutts Investment.

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Simon Rose

The peso effect: How Mexico could shrug off Trump

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The peso effect: How Mexico could shrug off Trump
Mexico has seen its currency dive, bracing for a hit from Trump. But on this week's Share Radio Magazine Review, our guests tackled an article from MoneyWeek arguing Mexican economy could have the last laugh. Share Radio's Alex Clark reports.

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Simon Rose

The stratospheric rise of Purplebricks

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The stratospheric rise of Purplebricks
It's the AIM-listed company with what's been described as a 'stratospheric' valuation. Purplebricks is a new breed of estate agent with an online focus. It made headlines when it raised almost £50mil in around 24 hours last week to fund a US expansion. It's now valued in the region of £647mil - close to the major players Countrywide and Foxtons. So what's behind the rise? Share Radio's Peta Fuller reports.
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Peta Fuller


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Ed Bowsher

Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise
Select Committee research has found the state pension age might have to rise to 70 if the current pension triple lock is to be maintained. MPs have warned that's higher than the average life expectancy for many, particularly men. Helen Morrissey, editor of Professional Pensions, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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Helen Morrissey


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Ed Bowsher

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson called on MPs to take a positive line in Brexit as he addressed the British Chambers of Commerce. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox was there and spoke to senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger
A long-awaited merger between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse appears ready to collapse - but who's responsible? Plus part-owner of Southern Rail operator Go-Ahead issue profit warning, and results from Boohoo, Greggs and Taylor Wimpey. For these and more, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher was joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress
All eyes will be on Donald Trump as he delivers his key speech before congress tonight, around 2am London time. So what are analysts looking out for? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, for more on the day's big economic stories.
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Richard Perry


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Ed Bowsher

John Major: voters being misled with 'rosy confidence' on Brexit - politics with John Rentoul

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

John Major: voters being misled with 'rosy confidence' on Brexit - politics with John Rentoul
More charm and less 'cheap rhetoric' - that's what's needed in Brexit negotiations, according to former Prime Minister John Major. He's claimed the government is misleading voters with 'rosy confidence' about our post-Brexit future. For more Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The Independent.
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John Rentoul


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Ed Bowsher

Sir Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension fund

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Sir Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension fund
Sir Philip Green will pay £363m into the BHS pension fund in a deal announced today with the Pensions Regulator. Legal action by regulator has now ended following the settlement. For more Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher joined Andy Ivy in the studio.

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Sue Dougan

Track record: Co-founder of Crimson Bear Paul Johnson talks about his career

Sue Dougan
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Track record: Co-founder of Crimson Bear Paul Johnson talks about his career
On Track Record today Sue Dougan speaks to former senior buyer for B&Q and founder of Crimson Bear, Paul Johnson. Paul's career has included spells with Spicers, Carphone Warehouse and Maplin before co-founding Crimson Bear, a firm that sources high-end radiators and heating solutions for the home from across the world. You can hear an extended version this Saturday from midday, or available as a download from the Share Radio website.
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Paul Johnson


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