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Latest update : 2013-10-11

French house hunters cash in on Costa Brava

France has the highest number of millionaires in Europe, according to a survey by Credit Suisse. Their wealth is mostly in property, but many French people are now looking to buy in Spain, where house prices have fallen by an average of 36% since 2007. Also, we look at the latest market reaction to hopes of a solution to the US budget stalemate.

By Stephen Carroll

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2017-07-27 Facebook

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2017-07-26 Japan

New KitKat factory to cater for exotic flavours

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2017-07-25 Google

Google parent company's profits hit by EU fine

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2017-07-24 OPEC

Oil-producing nations meet as cracks emerge in production deal

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2017-07-21 Rex Tillerson

Exxon sues US over $2m fine for violating Russia sanctions

Exxon Mobil sues the US Treasury for handing it a $2 million fine for violating sanctions against Russia back when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was CEO of the oil giant. Also...

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