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Ed Bowsher

MoneyWeek with Merryn Somerset Webb: Snapchat shareholders should have a vote

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

MoneyWeek with Merryn Somerset Webb: Snapchat shareholders should have a vote
Our weekly catch up with Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor in Chief of MoneyWeek. She joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the line to preview articles from this week's issue including why people are valuing new media stocks based on Snap's IPO.
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Merryn Somerset Webb


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Ed Bowsher

"There's a one in ten chance that Britain will remain in the EU" says In-Facts' Hugo Dixon

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

"There's a one in ten chance that Britain will remain in the EU" says In-Facts' Hugo Dixon
The Government suffered an important defeat last night after the Lords backed an amendment to the Brexit bill to guarantee the rights of EU nationals in the UK. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Hugo Dixon, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of in-facts for his take on this.
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Hugo Dixon


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Ed Bowsher

Is Snap the first in a wave of 'tech unicorn' IPOs?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Is Snap the first in a wave of 'tech unicorn' IPOs?
As Snap shares begin to trade on the New York stock exchange today, will they spark a trend for other tech unicorns like Spotify and Uber to follow? And can anything spook the FTSE 100 as it pushes to record highs again? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the day's biggest economic stories.
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Chris Beauchamp


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Nigel Cassidy

2020 sulfur cap could add extra $60 billion to shipping costs

Nigel Cassidy
2020 sulfur cap could add extra $60 billion to shipping costs
According to a study made by Wood Mackenzie, commercial shipping companies could be facing a $60 billion dollars annual rise in fuel costs. That is because of new sulfur emission norms that will come into effect from 2020. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Alan Gelder, refining and chemicals expert from commodity analysts Wood Mackenzie.
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James Brydges, Alan Gelder


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Ed Bowsher

Agent Provocateur could be snapped up by Sports Direct

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Agent Provocateur could be snapped up by Sports Direct
Sports Direct has emerged as a likely buyer for lingerie company Agent Provocateur as it enters administration, while Capita's CEO will step aside after a 33 percent fall in pre-tax profits. For more on these and the rest of the day's big company stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management.
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Richard Hunter


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Georgie Frost

Too late to pursue that dream job? Think again, says Hans Schumann

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Too late to pursue that dream job? Think again, says Hans Schumann
How do you feel when your alarm goes off on Monday morning? Do you press the snooze button and curse the cruelty of life? Life is too short to waste it in a job you don't enjoy, according to life coach Hans Schumann. He believes it's never too late to pursue that dream job, and has written a book called Falling in Love With Your Job. He joined Georgie in the studio.
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Hans Schumann


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Nigel Cassidy

Snap tops expectations after IPO pricing

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Snap tops expectations after IPO pricing
Snap Inc IPO's value has rocketed up again. The company is set to price above it's initial share range due to investor demand. Share Radio's Matt Cox spoke to Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK, to get his thoughts.
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Matt Cox, Michael Hewson


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Georgie Frost

Special Report part 2: The future of the zero emissions car industry

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Special Report part 2: The future of the zero emissions car industry
In part two of our look at the zero emissions car industry Tom Hill looks at the challenges facing the industry and the options available to buyers. Could hydrogen provide the ideal solution? And what might transportation of the future actually resemble?
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Tom Hill, Amanda Stretton, Amanda Lyne, Steve Nash


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Georgie Frost

Chris Green brings us the latest trends from the Mobile World Congress 2017

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Chris Green brings us the latest trends from the Mobile World Congress 2017
It's the time of year for the Mobile World Congress with the world's industry leaders gathering in Barcelona. This year's event has been about mixing the old with the new. Whilst Sony launched its new Xperia XZ with super slow motion, it was the return of the old guard which stole the headlines. Nokia and BlackBerry returned to the smartphone scene, with Nokia re-launching its iconic 3310 handset. To discuss the latest news and trends Georgie Frost was joined by tech journalist Chris Green.
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Chris Green


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Nigel Cassidy

Why 20th Century Fox bid to buy Sky might fail

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Why 20th Century Fox bid to buy Sky might fail
Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox could notify the European Commission for its $14.4 billion dollar bid for Sky by the end of this week. It would then be referred to Culture Secretary Karen Bradley, who in turn would likely refer the process to Ofcom. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Dr Justin Schlosberg, a campaigner who submitted evidence yesterday that the bid should be turned down on competition grounds.
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Dr Justin Schlosberg


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