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.
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.
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.
Snap, messaging service Snapchat's parent company, is set to price above its initial share range due to investor demand - suggesting it could be worth between $20 to $25bn as final pricing is expected this week. Share Radio's Matt Cox spoke to Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets, to get his thoughts.
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has refused to give up his bid in a surprising move today - the conservative candidate is under fire for allegedly giving a 'fake job' to his wife and will now face a judge on March 15. But is his run over? And who will benefit most from the ongoing scandal? Aarti Shankar, policy analyst at Open Europe, spoke to Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for the latest.
Donald Trump gave his first speech to congress last night, widely said to be more presidential, but did it deliver the detail markets were craving? And how has it rated in the polls? Chris Gilson runs the LSE US Centre's daily blog on US politics and joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to dissect the speech.
The much-awaited valuation of Snap, messaging service Snapchat's parent company, is imminent - what could the final number look like? Plus ITV's mixed results, the BHS pensions settlement and the wash-up from the LSE and Deutsche Boerse merger. For the day's biggest company stories, founder of Financial Orbit Chris Bailey joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
The ongoing war of words between Nigel Farage and UKIP's only MP, Douglas Carswell, is heating up. But there's an unexpected upside for UKIP. For the latest on this, Theresa May's bad accents in Question Time and today's other big UK political stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with John Ashmore from Politics Home.
Donald Trump's first speech before congress was widely said to be 'more mature' but the lack of detail saw markets largely ignore it. For more on why, and a wrap on the day's big economic stories, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher spoke with Ben Kumar from 7 Investment Management.
Mexico has seen its currency dive, bracing for a hit from Trump. But on this week's Share Radio Magazine Review, our guests tackled an article from MoneyWeek arguing Mexican economy could have the last laugh.
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