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Bryce Elder

Bryce is a sporadic Alphaville contributor and has been the FT’s UK equities reporter since 2008. Before that he wrote about UK equities at Morningstar. Before that he wrote about UK equities at The Times. Before that he wrote about UK equities at Bloomberg. Before that he wrote about UK equities at AFX News. Before that he did not write about UK equities.

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Markets Live: Wednesday, 21st June, 2017

4 days ago

11:02 am

BE11:02amHi!

GBKrona
Hola – still no PM?

BE11:03amHello, welcome along, this is Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily junk with the stuff and whatnot.

Soundbuy
Morning

BE11:03amIt’s Wednesday, otherwise known as Day of Rage. Happy Day of Rage!

11:03 am

BE11:03amIt’s also Day of the Martyrs in Togo.

Stateless
I’ve thrown my hat in the ring for CEO of UBER, anyone join me?

BE11:03amAnd it’s World Humanist Day. And the National Day of Greenland.

BE11:03amAnd International Yoga Day. And Go Skateboarding Day. And World Hydrography Day. And International Surfing Day. It’s lots of Days.

11:03 am

BE11:03amRage is one among

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 20th June, 2017

5 days ago

This Markets Live session ended at 12:13 on 20 Jun 2017. Participants in this session were: Bryce Elder BE11:05amHi there, welcome to Markets Live. It’s Varey-And-Jenkins-Have-Been-Charged-by-The-SFO-day. BE11:06amFormerly known as Tuesday. BE11:06amIf you’ve missed the news, here’s the news. BE11:06am BE11:06am BE11:06am BE11:06am BE11:07am BE11:07am BE11:07am BE11:07amStory here: https://www.ft.com…-9fed-c19e2700005f BE11:07amVarley backgrounder here: https://www.ft.com…-80b6-9bfa4c1f83d2 BE11:08amAnd another one on Jenkins here (which perhaps uniquely to newspaper coverage is missing photos of both his ex wife and his ex girlfriend): https://www.ft.com…-80b6-9bfa4c1f83d2 ……. (He “intends to vigorously defend against these charges”) BE11:08amBTW, important note. BE11:08amNow we have folk

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Markets Live: Monday, 19th June, 2017

6 days ago

11:02 am

BE11:03amMorning then. This is Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily thing with stuff and etc.

Soundbuy
Morning

BE11:03amHot, innit.

Nately
Ahoy

BE11:03amToo hot to think.

Soundbuy
A tad……

AAAA
bonjour !

red
morning all, brexit talks start officially in one hour…

Patience
Too hot! How do you guys work?

Boncoeur
AirCon 5 hot

11:03 am

BE11:03amI tried to beep through the office gate with my house keys this morning, so you probably shouldn’t expect quality content over the next hour.

BBOC

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Markets Live: Friday, 16th June, 2017

9 days ago

11:05 am

BE11:05amOkay team, we’re going to get through this together.

FATDAZ
Morning

BE11:05amI don’t know how. You don’t know how.

Soundbuy
Morning

BE11:05amBut we’ll keep on typing until it ends.

CommentGoesHere
Happy Friday

GBKrona
Hola

The Specialist
Good Morning

11:05 am

BE11:06am"It" being Markets Live … or Friday morning … or perhaps our time on this cursed wet rock.

You can call me Al
Morning. Any grey on Tesco? Was daft enough to buy some a few years ago.

BE11:06amBecause there’s no news.

BE11:06amWell, I mean, there’s news. There’s

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Markets Live: Thursday, 15th June, 2017

10 days ago

11:03 am

BE11:03amThursday then. Markets Live. Let’s do this, I guess.

Blank canvas
good morning

BE11:03amPicture.

BE11:03amhttps://twitter.com/TonyTassell/status/875005702988853252

Otter
Hello internet friends.

Soundbuy
Morning………

A. M.
Morning all.

11:03 am

BE11:04amOn the right is Tony Tassell, our Deputy News Editor and the steady hand on the tiller each day.

BE11:04amOn the left is Geoff Ho. The Sunday Express’s business editor.

BE11:04amGeoff and Tony are pictured outside the Southwark Tavern, very shortly after one of them was discharged from Royal London Hospital

You can call me Al

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 14th June, 2017

11 days ago

11:04 am

BE11:04amHi, morning, welcome to Markets Live.

Soundbuy
Morning…..

BE11:04amAs is tradition, we start with a picture.

CommentGoesHere
Morning All

BE11:04am

11:05 am

BE11:05amAs you can probably read, that’s The Rugby Portobello Trust

chopper bear
bit of a burst in gemalto about an hour ago ?

Boncoeur
Hi there

BE11:05amExcellent community charity based in the hinterland between Ladbroke Grove and Shepherds Bush.

BE11:05amWorking hard for what can sometimes feel a rather forgotten bit of London.

11:05 am

BE11:05amhttp://www.rugbyportobello.org.uk/

BE11:06amAnd as of this morning

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 13th June, 2017

12 days ago

GBKrona
Hola

Soundbuy
Morning

Soundbuy
Just us……….

11:05 am

BE11:06amMorning, hello, hi. Welcome to Markets Live.

Soundbuy
Ah……………

AAAA
bonjour !

BE11:06amTGIF, huh?

CommentGoesHere
Morning All

Stateless
TGIF, TGIF – wait…..

Blank canvas
hi

BE11:06amIt’s been a long, arduous week. A week full of noise, confusion and political stramash, but somehow we’ve made it through to …. wait ….

Deep Breath everyone…
"fluffy?"

11:06 am

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Markets Live: Monday, 12th June, 2017

13 days ago

Soundbuy
Morning……….

11:01 am

BE11:02amOff we go then! Welcome to Monday. This is Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily thing with the typing.

Otter
Hello special monday friends

BE11:02amHere’s a picture.

BE11:02am

Otter
Tell me. Who had the nice weekend?

11:02 am

BE11:02amIt’s a detail from a plan of a Manrolan Berliner Printing Press, nicked from this brilliant blog:

BE11:02amhttps://oatmealent…dian-print-centre/

BE11:02am(Photo credit: Kirsten Gibbs.)

11:02 am

BE11:03amAnd it’s included here to mark the news that ……………

BE11:03amThe Guardian is to go tabloid, dropping its distinctive Berliner format and

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Markets Live: Friday, 9th June, 2017

16 days ago

11:04 am

BE11:04amMorning!

Golly Galoshes
MORNING!!!!

BE11:04am

Blank canvas
Hi

Flaneur
Well, well, well……… anyone (else) predict this outcome?

BE11:05amYeah, I know.

DRichi
Good Morning!

11:05 am

BE11:05amBut let’s just take this moment.

Golly Galoshes
Messers Dacre and Murdoch and their vassals certainly did not…

man from dunoon
yes @flaneur

BE11:05amNo matter your political stripe, please don’t miss out on your chance to enjoy the preeminent level of self-own we’ve just witnessed.

SoS
@Flaneur – no I did not put a bet

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Markets Live: Thursday, 8th June, 2017

17 days ago

Otter
Hello Election Friends!

11:02 am

BE11:03amOkay, here we are, good morning, welcome.

BE11:03amThis is Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily markets live thing with the live markets and etc.

Blank canvas
hi

Scalper
IWG,,,,

BE11:03amAnd apologies, we’re a tad disorganised this morning.

Otter
Please today could we hear about the Flybe? I have prepared the special picture with the new French Lady CEO – http://i.imgur.com/PwepxzE.png

Markkus
good morning

FATDAZ
morning

11:03 am

BE11:04amHaving spent too much time chasing a story already noted on the right.

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Markets Live: Wednesday, 7th June, 2017

18 days ago

CommentGoesHere
Morning All…

11:04 am

BE11:04amGood morning. Welcome to Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s whatever.

Soundbuy
Morning

BE11:05amIt was pointed out to me earlier today that ML hasn’t yet endorsed a General Election candidate.

BE11:06amAnd as we’ll be on election broadcasting rules tomorrow, this is the last opportunity.

GBKrona
Hola

CommentGoesHere
@BE Monster Raving Loony don’t tend to stand that often these days

11:06 am

BE11:06amSo …. Let’s get this over with.

Otter
Hello Internet friends. Are any of you experts on the subject of ‘the Birmingham’ and able to tell me the name of

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 6th June, 2017

19 days ago

11:05 am

BE11:05amHi. Good morning. Welcome. This is Markets Live, the thing with the stuff.

Blank canvas
good morning

AAAA
morning guys

Soundbuy
G’day

BE11:06amWhat to start with today?

Paper Chase
Hello

BE11:07amIt’s easy for Bloomberg. They have a rotating quote of the day to chuck at terminal users.

11:07 am

BE11:07amHere’s today’s.

BE11:07am

BE11:07am… lol they misspelt "news".

Finlay
Where’s the kitten?

11:07 am

BE11:07amWe, however, must be more freeform.

Blank canvas
ML will doubtless be the best read of the day, but here is a

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Markets Live: Monday, 5th June, 2017

20 days ago

11:02 am

BE11:02amHi. Welcome to Markets Live.

Blank canvas
good morning

Nately
Ahoy

Soundbuy
Morning.Good to have you back Bruce.

AAAA
Hi all

BE11:03amMonday, then. And a picture.

Patience
Happy Monday.

BE11:03am

Paper Chase
Hello

11:03 am

BE11:03amBorough rooftops, as seen from the FT’s sixth-floor canteen about an hour ago.

Soundbuy
Storm Clouds Gathering

BE11:03amAnd aside from that, we’ll be business as usual here on ML.

BE11:04amFor the same reasons we business as usual a few weeks ago. As per here:

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 30th May, 2017

26 days ago

11:07 am

BE11:07amWant to know why we’re six minutes late to start?

CommentGoesHere
Morning All

VIXAL
RAW or IT?

Blank canvas
Yay!!! i thought you were hooked into the BA mainframe

BE11:08amIt’s because that’s how long my computer took to open one Chrome window.

Patience
Good morning.

BE11:08amIn fact, that’s not entirely true.

Soundbuy
Laptop woes?

AAAA
morning

Soundbuy
Morning BTW

Alchemy30
morning

You can call me Al
Morning all. Seems that the FT isn’t the only business using a Lenovo

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Markets Live: Friday, 26th May, 2017

May 26, 2017

Blank canvas
hi

11:04 am

BE11:04amMercy, it’s hot!

Soundbuy
Morning Bruce…….

man from dunoon
Morning

Markkus
hello

St Andrean
Morning all. What a great day

man from dunoon
It’s a scorcher

BE11:04amToo hot.

Ducks
Morning all

A. M.
Hello all.

BE11:04am

11:04 am

BE11:05amApologies if we’re dropped off air suddenly in the next hour.

Otter
Hello Brave and Handsome Internet Friends

Patience
Murphy?

BE11:05amI’m "working from

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Markets Live: Thursday, 25th May, 2017

May 25, 2017

Soundbuy
Morning

11:03 am

BE11:03amHi. Good morning, welcome to Thursday.

BarneyBear
Morning all.

red
morning

Clantime
Morning

Otter
Hello Internet Friends

BE11:04amHad meant to find a picture to start, as is tradition, but it seems I ran out of time.

BE11:04amSo instead, let me tell you about my morning.

11:04 am

BE11:04amA word postcard, if you will.

GBKrona
Hola

Soundbuy
All ears….

Paper Chase
I love stories.

BE11:04am8am or thereabouts. I jump on the bus. Number 18 down Harrow Road,

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Markets Live: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

May 24, 2017

GBKrona
Hola

11:01 am

BE11:01amOff we go then!

estrangedcapitalist
Ello chaps

Otter
Hello netfriends

Soundbuy
Morgen

BE11:02amGood morning, welcome to Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily whatever this is.

GBKrona
Acacia Mining – oh, dear!

CommentGoesHere
Morning All

Scalper
some burnt fingers in a US name – Brown-Forman!

BE11:03amAnd I must say, it’s pretty awesome how the AV editorial system logs me off automatically at 11.01am each day!

estrangedcapitalist
Gents – have just graduated from college. Let me know any

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017

May 23, 2017

11:03 am

BE11:03amTuesday, then. And a picture.

Soundbuy
Morning

BE11:03am

CommentGoesHere
Morning All (doesn’t feel a particularly ‘Good Morning’ here in Manchester, regrettably)

BE11:04amThat’s the Unknown Pleasures mosaic outside Afflecks Palace, in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

11:04 am

BE11:04am(Pic credit: Duncan Hull on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/ )

BE11:04amAnd I’m afraid it comes with a footnote.

BE11:04amThe internet’s a big place, of which we are but a tiny part.

11:04 am

BE11:04amWhat concerns us here each day is money.

BE11:04amOther people’s money, mostly.

BE11:05amBut money’s not important. Not even a slightly.

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Markets Live: Monday, 22nd May, 2017

May 22, 2017

11:02 am

BE11:03amMonday then. Let’s get on with this.

Blank canvas
good morning ML

CommentGoesHere
Good Morning All

Soundbuy
Morning

BE11:03amWelcome to Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily this.

Soundbuy
Pic choice down to you then……

BE11:03amThose with us on Friday might remember that Murph’s off for a bit.

11:03 am

BE11:04am"Sabbatical".

Otter
Hello Friendos

BE11:04amMeaning you have me for as long as either of us can stand that circumstance, plus a rotating cast of guest co-presenters.

Patience
Good morning.

Soundbuy
You

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Markets Live: Friday, 19th May, 2017

May 19, 2017

11:02 am

BE11:03amSo, hi. Hello. Good morning.

Otter
Hello special internet friends

Soundbuy
Morning.

Blank canvas
yay!

PM11:03amHi

PM11:03amWelcome to Markets Live

OnYourRight
Morning all

11:03 am

PM11:03amApols for the slight delay

alewis2005
hello peoples

PM11:03amYou know Bryce, I need a break

Patience
Happy Friday everyone 🙂

PM11:03amI might take the next month off

11:03 am

BE11:03amK.

Soundbuy
That RBG bomb on Wednesday……a tad leaky perhaps.

PM11:04amYeah, I’m taking the next month off

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Markets Live: Friday, 24th February, 2017

February 24, 2017

11:03 am

BE11:04amHey! Hello, hi, good morning, welcome.

man from dunoon
morning

erlkin
top of ye morn

A. M.
Good morning.

Patience
Happy Friday.

Don
good morning

Soundbuy
Morgen…..

BE11:04amThis is Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily thing that other media struggle to explain in a short phrase.

BE11:04amPaul’s officially off this morning.

Otter
Hello Internet Friends

DutchBrat
good morning

Longandwrong
Ohayo gozaimasu!!

Pseudonym
Subax wanaagsan

wayneJ
Is this another edition of the Ethiopian Investors Chat?

DutchBrat
any comments on this gents: *RECON ALSO IN TALKS TO ACQUIRE U.K., U.S. INSURERS, XIA SAYS

11:04 am

BE11:05amUnlike yesterday, when he went awol. He has a cold.

Longandwrong
Bit of man flu BE?

BE11:05amWhich means I get to choose a picture!

BE11:05amHere’s a manatee.

11:05 am

BE11:06am

pfd
Alex Masterly’s City career began 30 years ago today.

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What if Trump’s wall were solar powered?

February 10, 2017

Clearly, this is nonsense. A complete waste of time. It’s not our intention to suggest the US will pay for its Mexico border wall by putting solar panels along the south side. That’s definitely probably not going to happen. Though comic book supervillains might draft secret plans to harvest daylight from their enemies, the evidence that POTUS is a comic book supervillian is at best circumstantial. What we have here is a hypothetical.Would it work, though?Stage I: building a Wall“What a great idea!” says Doug McKenzie, a solar analyst and consultant, who goes on to explain why it’s a terrible idea. (Doug blogs at lightsonsolar.com: the principles and calculations that follow are mostly referencing off his work. Thanks also to Energy Futurist / Analyst / Writer / Speaker Chris Nelder for trying to guide us through the basics.)The first thing to note is that the US-Mexico international border is quite long. As in, it runs for 3,200 kilometres. America has a treaty with Mexico to protect the environment for 100km on either side of the border, which might limit the ability to build straight lines across the length of the frontier. And the borderline snakes quite a bit, across all sorts of terrain, in a way that solar farms usually don’t. Such complexity demands ballpark estimates where small changes make big differences.

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Markets Live: Thursday, 15th December, 2016

December 15, 2016

11:02 am

BE11:02amHey. Hello. Hi. Morning.

J L
Morning

BE11:03amWelcome to Markets Live, FT Alphaville’s daily typing and junk.

Patience
Good morning all.

BE11:03amPortrait then.

11:03 am

BE11:03am

BarneyBear
Morning. Today (or Tonight) is apparently the biggest day for office Xmas parties this year…

BE11:03amBut don’t look at it!

BE11:03amSeriously. Don’t.

11:03 am

BE11:04amDon’t click this link either!

BE11:04amhttps://www.ispot….opdivo-longer-life

Gross Loydman
god morgen

BE11:04amYou remember Opdivo, right?

11:04 am

BE11:04amOr nivolumab, to give it its real name.

Residual
BMS’s broken drug?

CommentGoesHere
Morning. I’ve seen that ad, it’s the worst ever example of US pharma ads

BE11:05amOne of those potential blockbuster immuno-oncology pills, or immunicorns.

Pharma
In what way is a drug not chemotherapy?

BE11:05amIt’s the one that failed a trial for first-line treatment against lung cancer a couple of months ago.

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 13th December, 2016

December 13, 2016

11:01 am

BE11:02amLook at the time! We need to get on.

J L
Morning

BE11:03amWelcome. ML. AV’s thing. Stocks going up and down. Typos.

BE11:03amRubbish jokes. Occasional subject overlap between the right and left sides …. You know. We’ve been here long enough for you to know.

twolegsgoodfourlegsbad
Morning

11:03 am

BE11:03amSpeaking of, have a portrait.

BE11:03am
[embedded content]

BE11:03amIf you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you do read it, you’re misinformed.

Mouselet
Morning, I guess

11:04 am

BE11:04amHere at ML we feel we can provide both functions.

BE11:04amBut anyway, let’s get on.

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11:04 am

BE11:05amAnd … straight into the microcaps.

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd (GKP:LSE): Last: 145.21, up 18.21 (+14.34%), High: 147.00, Low: 124.00, Volume: 3.66m

Patience
Morning aal.

BE11:05amThere’s a bid story out there!

cleverhedge

Tui AG (TUI:LSE): Last: 1,058, up 7 (+0.67%), High: 1,061, Low: 1,049, Volume: 246.48k
11:40 am

easyJet plc (EZJ:LSE): Last: 976.68, up 6.68 (+0.69%), High: 987.00, Low: 964.00, Volume: 652.

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