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Market mayhem: doubt hangs heavy in eurozone

Extreme volatility is rocking global stock markets. France, more than most, has been at the mercy of huge swings. Nicolas Sarkozy is back in Paris doing all he can to reassure investors that his government is on course to cut the deficit. Laura Baines and her guests discuss whether all this will be enough to restore investor confidence, or if the skepticism surrounding the fate of the eurozone as a whole is justified.

  • Philippe D’ARVISENET, Associate professor of economics, Paris II University
  • Sony KAPOOR, Managing Director, Re-Define (re-define.org: an international think tank advising policy makers on financial and economic issues)
  • Fabrizio CORICELLI, Professor of economics, Paris School of economics
  • Ambrose EVANS-PRITCHARD, International Business Editor, The Telegraph

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2017-07-20 Europe

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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