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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 : 2013-10-08

China puts pressure on US to solve debt ceiling issue

China has added to the pressure on the US to raise its debt ceiling and avoid a technical default on its debt. China is the largest holder of US debt, estimated at $1.28 trillion. The stalemate over public finances in the US is now into its eighth day. Meanwhile, in the UK, royal baby Prince George is having a commemorative set of coins made to mark his christening, planned for October 23rd.

By Matthew WARREN

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2017-06-27 Google

EU fines Google €2.4bn over shopping service

The European Commission has fined Google a record €2.4 billion, for giving its own shopping service an "illegal advantage" over its rivals. Google is expected to appeal the...

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2017-06-27 Brexit

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