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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-09-16

Larry Summers pulls out of race to head Federal Reserve

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has pulled out of the race to be the next chairman of the US Federal Reserve. The move came amid increasing acrimony over his possible appointment and leaves the current Fed vice-chair Janet Yellen as the frontrunner. Meanwhile, here in Paris, some French shop workers are fighting their union so they can work longer hours.

By Matthew WARREN

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2017-03-28 labour law

Brazil's meat industry gets grilling from EU

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2017-03-22 Uber

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2017-03-21 agriculture

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