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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 : 2013-11-29

Fewer jobseekers, but is France solving its unemployment problem?

There's some rare good news for the French president as new figures show the number of people out of work fell by 20,500 in October. François Hollande had promised to reverse the trend of rising unemployment by the end of the year. In Greece, however, there’s no great hope that new EU statistics will show a drop in the number of jobless there, which is currently the highest in Europe.

By Stephen Carroll

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2017-01-19 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: What next for the global healthcare industry?

On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, Tom DeRosa of Welltower Inc. tells us where the repeal of Obamacare will leave the US healthcare sector. Plus, we look at how wasteful...

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2017-01-18 Donald Trump

Davos 2017: 'Donald Trump could be the entrepreneurs' entrepreneur'

What will Donald Trump as US president mean for startups in the United States? We spoke to Jeff Schumacher, CEO and founder of BCG Digital Ventures, in Davos. He says there are...

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2017-01-18 Davos forum

Davos 2017: WEF considers challenges for Paris Climate Agreement

Will Donald Trump withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement? And where does that leave the fight against global warming? On the sidelines of the World Economic...

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2017-01-18 Davos forum

Davos 2017: 'Globalisation is biggest challenge'

Brexit, the Trump administration, and looming elections across Europe pose a number of challenges for the global economy. In a special interview from Davos, Lord Nicholas Stern...

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2017-01-18 Davos forum

Davos 2017: Businesses ready to seize new opportunities

After a turbulent 2016, businesses around the world are hoping to tap into new opportunities and momentum. Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Isabelle Allen of KPMG...

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