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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Government finances hit highest surplus in 17 years & HSBC's shares drop as bank reports fall in profits

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Government finances hit highest surplus in 17 years & HSBC's shares drop as bank reports fall in profits
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help put the day's events in context, Simon was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. On today's show: HSBC's shares plummet after the bank announces a fall in annual profits, Government finances record a £9.4bn surplus in January, £0.3bn higher than the same month last year and the highest January surplus for 17 years, Yahoo agrees to a $350m cut on its original $4.8bn sale of its core-business to Verizon and more.

Guest: Chris Bailey