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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 : 2013-12-23

Hi-tech revamps of classic toys dominating Christmas market

This year’s Christmas toy market is laden down with old favourites that have been given an upgrade for the digital age. We take a look at the new Furby and Barbie, as well as new twists on Monopoly and Scrabble. Plus – the iPhone deal with China Mobile that could prove very lucrative for Apple.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-06-25 Bryan QUINN

French delegation in China to develop trade ties

French PM Edouard Philippe is in Beijing in a bid to deepen business ties and cut France's trade deficit with China. Meanwhile, Washington is reportedly working on rules to limit...

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2018-06-22 Yuka ROYER

Eurozone agrees 'historic' deal to pave way for Greece's bailout exit

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed on the final elements of a plan to help Greece exit its eight-year bailout programme. The deal is intended to make Athens' debt more...

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2018-06-21 Kate MOODY

Eurozone ministers inching towards 'credible' debt deal for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers say they're inching towards a deal to oversee Greece once it exits its bailout program, and ease its debt pile. But, as FRANCE 24's correspondent...

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2018-06-21 Stephen CARROLL

Boeing sales chief: 'We depend on China'

One of Boeing's top executives says he's concerned about the potential of further trade tariffs from China, but that he expects the company's strong ties to the country will help...

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2018-06-20 Kate MOODY

How do migrants affect the labour market?

The OECD has been studying how the influx of migrants has impacted Europe's labour market, in a report released on World Refugee Day. Also on the show: the EU sets a timeline to...

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