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Winter is coming: Russia and Ukraine reach gas deal

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BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

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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2014-10-31 Russia

Winter is coming: Russia and Ukraine reach gas deal

After 30 hours of EU-brokered talks, Russia and Ukraine have resolved their gas dispute. The deal ensures gas will be flowing until March of next year. Plus, ex-Apple CEO John...

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2014-10-30 eurozone

The robot workforce is coming

Robots are coming, and they will either save your job or take it. We find out more. Meanwhile, 51 governments pledge to fight tax evasion by sharing financial information. Plus:...

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2014-10-29 Brussels

Brussels says French and Italian budgets are OK... for now

Brussels gives France and Italy the green light on their budgets after both countries made revisions to their spending plans that included further belt-tightening. Meanwhile,...

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2014-10-28 education

81 years to achieve gender equality, report says

A new report from the World Economic Forum has found it would take 81 years for men and women to achieve equality in the workplace. Nevertheless, the World Economic Forum's...

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2014-10-28 France

France aims to avoid EU censure with revised budget

The French government is hoping to avoid the rejection of its budget by the European Commission with a package of new measures aimed at reducing the deficit by €3.6 billion. We...

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