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Ed Bowsher

Kingfisher's 'perfect storm' of political uncertainty pushes shares down

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Kingfisher's 'perfect storm' of political uncertainty pushes shares down
Kingfisher, the company behind B&Q and Screwfix, beat expectations and posted pre-tax profit of £759m - but shares dropped almost 5%. And are falls on Wall Street just a headline or is there a long-term downward trend? Chris Bailey, founder of investment research consultancy, Financial Orbit, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's biggest company stories.
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Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

Tesco pulls Heineken products over Brexit price row

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Tesco pulls Heineken products over Brexit price row
Tesco has pulled more than half of Heineken's beers and ciders from its shelves, after the brewing giant threatened to hike prices following the Brexit vote. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Gaurav Sharma, Business Editor at the International Business Times.
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Gaurav Sharma


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Ed Bowsher

Wall Street takes risk off table as 'Trump bump' cools

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Wall Street takes risk off table as 'Trump bump' cools
Wall Street's had its worst day since President Trump's election - the flagship S&P 500 index fell 1.2%, which had ramifications for the FTSE today. Chris Justham, relationship manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this and the day's major economic news.
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Chris Justham


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Ed Bowsher

Will UK-based airlines move to Europe after Brexit?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Will UK-based airlines move to Europe after Brexit?
UK-based airlines may be forced to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes, that's according to EU officials. A report by the House of Lords EU Internal Market Committee found that the aviation industry could be badly affected if UK left the EU with no deal and reverted to World Trade Organisation rules. John Grant, Senior Analyst at the aviation data specialists, OAG, joined us to discuss.
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John Grant


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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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Sarah Lowther

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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Sarah Lowther

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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Sarah Lowther

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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