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Ed Bowsher

ECB could continue bond-buybacks into 2018 says S&P

Ed Bowsher
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ECB could continue bond-buybacks into 2018 says S&P
The European Central Bank will continue its quantitative easing bond-buying programme into 2018, according to ratings agency, S&P. The agency says the ECB will need to do this to combat low core inflation and credit growth. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Claus Vistesen, macroeconomist for Pantheon Macroeconomics who focusses on the Eurozone, to explore the issue.
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Claus Vistesen


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Ed Bowsher

Can May's plan for industry deliver for UK business?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Can May's plan for industry deliver for UK business?
A new 10-point industrial strategy has been unveiled by Theresa May - but will it deliver for businesses as the economy readies itself for Brexit hurdles? Edwin Morgan, Deputy Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this story.
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Edwin Morgan


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Ed Bowsher

Could housebuilders Bovis and Berkeley join forces?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could housebuilders Bovis and Berkeley join forces?
There's merger speculation that housebuilders Bovis Homes and Berkeley Group could join forces. It follows a story in the Sunday Times saying Schroders, the second largest shareholder, had written to the board to suggest the move. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Charlie Campbell, Building Material & Housebuilders analyst at Liberum, for more.
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Charlie Campbell


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Ed Bowsher

Key Trump roles still awaiting confirmation

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Key Trump roles still awaiting confirmation
As Donald Trump begins his first working week as president, he does so without key positions confirmed - what's behind the delay? Leslie Vinjamuri, an Associate Fellow in the US & Americas Programme at Chatham House, spoke to Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher about how the confirmation process works and how Trump compares to previous administrations.
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Leslie Vinjamuri


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Ed Bowsher

Is UK dividend growth sustainable, Bovis and Berkeley merger speculation and how has Trump cost Paddy Power Betfair £5m?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Is UK dividend growth sustainable, Bovis and Berkeley merger speculation and how has Trump cost Paddy Power Betfair £5m?
UK dividends rose 6.6% in the last quarter of 2016 - great news for investors who focus on getting an income from their portfolios, but can it be sustained? And speculation that housebuilders Bovis and Berkeley would merge was triggered by Schroder, Bovis' second largest shareholder, writing to Berkeley suggesting a deal. Ed Bowsher spoke to Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, for more on these and other market stories.
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Ken Odeluga


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money Your Future: Staying safe online

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money Your Future: Staying safe online
It’s Your Money, Your Future, where we take a long term view of money and investing. Are companies in the right or wrong for asking us to hand over sensitive information like our date of birth or credit card number? And how safe is that data? Sarah Pennells was joined by Chris Green, tech consultant and journalist, Lewis Henderson from Glasswall and Mike Haley - deputy chief exec, Cifas to discuss the matter further.
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Chris Green, Lewis Henderson, Mike Haley


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Which? money editor Harry Rose warned us of scammers being sold your personal financial information

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Which? money editor Harry Rose warned us of scammers being sold your personal financial information
An undercover Which? Money investigation has revealed that scammers may be able to buy your personal and financial information from list-broking companies for as little as 4 pence per record. Our reporter Anviksha Patel spoke to Which? money editor Harry Rose to find out what their investigation revealed.
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Harry Rose


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Sarah Pennells (1)

ABTA's Sean Tipton gives advice on how to avoid holiday scams

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

ABTA's Sean Tipton gives advice on how to avoid holiday scams
It seems the cold British weather is getting to many of us, with record numbers of us booking a holiday to get some sun. With this period being the busiest holiday sales period of the year ABTA- the Association of British Travel Agents has launched a campaign to help people avoid booking with fraudulent websites, online scams and non-compliant travel companies that have no financial protection in place. To find out more about this campaign and the risks of fraud when booking a holiday Sara Macham spoke to ABTA's Sean Tipton.
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Sean Tipton


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Women & Money: Making the most of your state pension

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Women & Money: Making the most of your state pension
We know that women rely on the state pension more than men, but tend to get less than men. And carers can miss out more than most. Sarah was joined by three experts in this area - by Malcolm McLean who's a senior consultant with Barnett Waddingham, Kate Smith who's Head of Pensions at Aegon and Eddy Graham who's head of advice at Carers UK.
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Malcolm McLean, Kate Smith, Eddy Graham


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Sarah Pennells (1)

MD of Ready10, David Fraser told us why he pays his staff twice in ‘Skint January’

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

MD of Ready10, David Fraser told us why he pays his staff twice in ‘Skint January’
With February approaching ever-closer, the pound in our pocket seems to be more like pennies. More than 50 per-cent of us have already spent our entire December salary and even more worryingly, over a fifth of us spend over 5 weeks waiting for January's salary. But Ready10, a PR agency in London is looking to fill this gap in our piggy bank by offering to pay their staff twice in January. Our reporter Anviksha Patel spoke to David Fraser, MD of Ready10 to find out why.
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David Fraser


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