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Ed Bowsher

Bond comeback: What do rising rates mean for income investment?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Bond comeback: What do rising rates mean for income investment?
Over the last six weeks, there's been an interesting trend in the bond market. Bond yields are rising, and bond prices are falling. To put that another way, interest rates are rising. And if you can get a bigger income from bonds, maybe investing in income shares is becoming less attractive. So to find out more about the prospects for income investing in Europe, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Will James, Manager of the Standard Life European Equity Income Fund.

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Juliette Foster

Make hay whilst the Trump whines: The future of US-UK trade - Patrick Minford

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Afternoon

Make hay whilst the Trump whines: The future of US-UK trade - Patrick Minford
Plenty of people are arguing that Donald Trump's presidential election win provides an opportunity for Britain's trading relationship with the United States; in fact, Theresa May said just that in Parliament earlier this week. But is the Prime Minister right? Is a Trump administration good for trade with the UK? To discuss this some more, Patrick Minford, Professor of Applied Economics at the Cardiff Business School joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.

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Juliette Foster

The MoneyWeek Ahead - with Merryn Somerset Webb

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Afternoon

The MoneyWeek Ahead - with Merryn Somerset Webb
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher looks ahead with MoneyWeek's Editor-in-Chief, Merryn Somerset Webb, for the best of this week's magazine. They cover articles on the Trump effect, Japanese funds, pain for buy-to-let investors, and complaints on fund fees.

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Juliette Foster

The Book Review: 'Lucifer's Banker', the story of whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Afternoon

The Book Review: 'Lucifer's Banker', the story of whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld
For this week's Book Review, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Bradley Birkenfeld, the author of 'Lucifer's Banker: The Untold Story of How I Destroyed Swiss Bank Secrecy.' Bradley used to be a banker at UBS in Switzerland where he made a lot of money, but he then became a whistleblower for corruption there. He received $104 million in compensation from the IRS in the US - as wel as 30 months in jail in the US for abetting tax evasion by his clients. Email [email protected] to win a free 'Lucifer's Banker' bookmark!

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Georgie Frost

Former Apprentice runner-up and Business Consultant Yazmina Siadatan, talks about entrepreneurship week

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Former Apprentice runner-up and Business Consultant Yazmina Siadatan, talks about entrepreneurship week
Awareness for new businesses are being celebrated all over the world. Bootcamps and mentoring are being offered as part of entrepreneurship week, which is designed to help new people start new businesses. Former Apprentice runner-up and Business Consultant Yazmina Siadatan joins Georgie on the line.
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Yazmina Siadatan


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Georgie Frost

Author P. A Ross on how to profit from a divorce

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Author P. A Ross on how to profit from a divorce
Almost half of marriage end in divorce. Many of those are left struggling to pay their legal bills. So how you and your wallet get through it? Well, Georgie was joined studio is P.A Ross - writer of How to Profit From Your Divorce. He's written his own account based on his own divorce, and managing his finances in the following years.
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P. A Ross


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Georgie Frost

Nigel Rodgers from Pipedown, explains his views on banning Christmas songs in stores

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Nigel Rodgers from Pipedown, explains his views on banning Christmas songs in stores
When doing your shopping, do you like listening to the Christmas tunes and get you in the festive mood? if not, don't worry, you're not alone. Marks & Spencer's are to abolish piped music in its 300 stores across Britain. Sainsbury’s and Tesco also now don’t use background music in their branches - apart from over the festive period. But why have they done this? Pipedown says it's annoying and creates hearing problems. So Georgie spoke to Nigel Rodgers from Pipedown, to find out why.
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Nigel Rodgers


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Georgie Frost

Mary Glindon, Labour MP for North Tyneside discusses media's portrayal of women

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Mary Glindon, Labour MP for North Tyneside discusses media's portrayal of women
New research shows that women's bodies are still unfairly portrayed in the media. Messages on TV, film, magazines and social media that can impact the way they feel about themselves. For more information, Mary Glindon, Labour MP for North Tyneside and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, joined Georgie in on the line and explains the impact the media's portrayal of women is having on their self-esteem, plus the be real campaign.
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Mary Glindon


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Georgie Frost

Independent Financial expert Martyn James on The News Review 17/11/16

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Independent Financial expert Martyn James on The News Review 17/11/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by independent financial expert Martyn James. On the agenda today, they discuss the big story that broadband adverts are to be changed to reflect the speeds customers are likely to get. Eslewhere, fraudsters will launch nearly one million cyber-attacks a day on UK online retailers during a key shopping week in the run-up to Christmas. And It's claimed we'll spend nearly a fifth more in Black Friday sales next week than we did last year. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Nigel Cassidy

Could Brexit affect the freedom of movement of UK airlines?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast on

Could Brexit affect the freedom of movement of UK airlines?
There was a slide in pre-tax profits from EasyJet yesterday. Airlines are concerned the triggering of Article 50, the mechanism which formally starts Brexit negotiations with Brussels, could put the Open Skies agreement at risk. Carriers such as Ryanair and IAG, the owner of British Airrways, have urged the UK government to preserve the agreement, or otherwise, risk hurting UK airlines. Share Radio's Matt Cox heard from Aviation Industry Commentator Julian Bray to find out more about Open Skies and why there is so much concern.
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Louise Cooper, Julian Bray, Matt Cox


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