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Currencies at war

In Brussels, EU leaders are piling on the pressure after Washington urges China's Premier to increase the value of the yuan, as the chair of the Eurozone labels Beijing's currency as "broadly undervalued." At the same time, the US dollar hits an 8 year low against a basket of currencies. So is it a currency war?

Berry VAN GESTEL, Director, FIRM France, Former chairman of Cadillac and Corvette in France
Alessandro GIRAUDO, Chief Economist, Viel-Tradition
Vanessa ROSSI, Senior Research Fellow, International Economics, Chatham House

Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2015-01-29 oil

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 1)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-29 IMF

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 2)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-28 Hassan Nasrallah

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 2)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-28 Lebanon

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 1)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-27 Barack Obama

Obama in Saudi Arabia: Oil diplomacy triumphs in face of human rights abuses (part 2)

Barack Obama has cut short a three-day trip to India to pay respects to the new monarch of Saudi Arabia after the death of King Abdullah. The high-powered delegation includes a...

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