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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 : 2013-10-02

Markets calm as US govt shuts down, but debt ceiling fears loom

Investors took the partial shutdown of the US government in their stride, with US equities even making some gains. Of greater concern is the need to raise the debt ceiling by the middle of October, otherwise the US could risk defaulting on its debts. We also take a look at the latest gadgets and gizmos on display at the CEATEC electronics show in Japan, the biggest of its kind.

By Matthew WARREN

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2017-01-24 China

President Trump pulls US out of TPP trade deal

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2017-01-23 Donald Trump

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

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2017-01-19 Davos forum

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: 'Mixed messages' from Trump, says Maersk CEO

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