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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Pound jumps, FTSE drops on snap election

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Pound jumps, FTSE drops on snap election
On today's Wrap: the value of the pound rose sharply after Theresa May announced she wants to hold an early general election while the FTSE has suffered its worst day of trade in three months; Weetabix is being sold to US company Post Holdings for £1.4 billion; the number of shoppers visiting the high street grew at its fastest rate for three years in March

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Simon Rose

The Book Review: The enigmatic Prime Minister

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Book Review: The enigmatic Prime Minister
Twenty days after Britain’s dramatic vote to leave the European Union, with the government still reeling from the political aftershock, a new Prime Minister captured Downing Street. Few were more surprised by this unexpected turn of events than Theresa May herself. Simon speaks to Rosa Prince, author of a new biography of the enigmatic Prime Minister.

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Ed Bowsher

What is robo-investment?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

What is robo-investment?
Robo-investment has been one of the big themes of the last year. The idea is you fill out a questionnaire on a robo-investment website, and then the site's algorithms decide how to invest your money. Ed Bowsher recently spoke to Adam French, the co-founder of one of the leading robo-investment sites, Scalable Capital, to find out more about the sector.

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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: University Cribs

Linda Lewis (1)
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Company Casebook: University Cribs
Coming up on Company Casebook this week we’re meeting the team behind University Cribs, the student housing search engine matching students with letting agents, developers and halls of residence with over 120,000 rooms now listed on their site. They’re already operating in 26 university towns in England and Wales and have just added London. Find out how they’ve built their business on Company Casebook this week

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Ed Bowsher

Post Holdings has had its Weetabix - The FT's Daniel Thomas discusses companies

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Post Holdings has had its Weetabix - The FT's Daniel Thomas discusses companies
Ed Bowsher is joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times to discuss the latest company news, including Weetabix being sold to a US firm, and the effect the early General Election announcement has had on the markets.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

"I believed her when she said she was a stable and orderly Prime Minister..." John Rentoul on the General Election

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

"I believed her when she said she was a stable and orderly Prime Minister..." John Rentoul on the General Election
Did anyone see Theresa May's shocking General Election announcement coming? Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at the Independent, to hear if he was surprised or if it was inevitable.
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John Rentoul


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Ed Bowsher

Pound strengthens as May seeks early General Election

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Pound strengthens as May seeks early General Election
The pound was firmly up after the surprise election news, wiping out earlier losses. To better understand the announcement's effect on the markets, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Barrass, deputy chief executive of the Wealth Management Association.
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John Barrass


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Stephen Page, founder of the Start Up Funding Club

Sue Dougan
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Track Record: Stephen Page, founder of the Start Up Funding Club
Stephen is an accountant by training but has worked in tech startups since the early 1980s. The Start Up Funding Club looks after about 80 new companies and has been going strong for the last five years. He joins Sue to talk about his career and the music that's inspired him along the way.
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Stephen Page


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Ed Bowsher

PM calls for snap General Election: Mike Indian shares his reaction

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

PM calls for snap General Election: Mike Indian shares his reaction
Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early General Election on June 8th. The Prime Minster has implored MPs to pass an election motion tomorrow in Parliament allowing the process to begin. The bill would need the backing of two-thirds of MPs. To get his reaction to the news and what it means for Britain, Ed Bowsher was joined by Mike Indian, senior political analyst at DeHaviland.
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Mike Indian


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: Why are doorstep sellers on the rise?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Fight Club: Why are doorstep sellers on the rise?
Georgie is joined by Lindsay Cook and Vix Leyton to look at the rise of doorstep sellers, an end to roaming charges for NEW Vodafone customers and shopping in charity shops. This week they award the Golden Gloves AND the Sucker Punch to the same company - tune in to find out why...
Guests:

Lindsay Cook, Vix Leyton


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