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BUSINESS DAILY

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Latest update : 2013-10-17

Default avoided but problem deferred

The US Congress has done a deal to end the crisis over the partial government shutdown and the debt ceiling, but it could just be deferring the problem. We talk to Sales Trader Will Hedden from IG Group in London who explains the reaction in the markets. Plus, chocolate that never melts? Cadbury claims to have invented it.

By Matthew WARREN

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2015-09-03 China

IMF warns of risks posed by Chinese slowdown to global economic growth

The International Monetary Fund has warned that the slowdown in China is posing an increased risk to global economic growth. The fund pointed to the fall in oil and other...

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2015-09-02 France

France cracks down on internship abuses with system overhaul

The French government is to overhaul the rules governing internships, with plans to increase the minimum wage for interns and placing limits on how many interns a company can...

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2015-09-01 China

Chinese journalist apologises 'for contributing to market turmoil'

A Chinese journalist has made a televised apology for allegedly reporting "falsehoods" about the recent stock market turmoil, despite the information in his article having been...

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2015-08-27 Paris

AirBnB to collect 'tourist tax' for Paris accommodation

The short-term letting site AirBnB has agreed to collect an €0.83 per night "tourist tax" from its users for stays in the French capital. The company had been under pressure from...

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2015-08-26 China

Chinese shares continue to fall after central bank cuts rates

Chinese shares have seen another day of more moderate falls after the central bank cut interest rates and moved to boost bank lending. It was a volatile day on the stock markets...

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