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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-01-13

France's Total invests in UK shale gas exploration

The French firm Total has become the first major oil company to invest in shale gas exploration in the UK. The British government is hoping that the controversial extraction of the gas will bring an economic boom to the country. Also, we find out why French taxi drivers are calling for stricter regulation of private hire car services.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-06-30 François Hollande

Hollande pledges tax cuts ahead of France's 2017 elections

The French president has pledged to implement a tax cut of up to €2 billion in the next year to help middle-class households. François Hollande told the Les Echos newspaper that...

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2016-06-29 Brexit

Vodafone warns it could move HQ out of UK

In the wake of the Brexit vote, the telecoms group Vodafone has said it can't make a long-term decision about where it will locate its headquarters, which are currently in...

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2016-06-28 Brexit

$3 trillion wiped off global markets since Brexit

Three trillion dollars have been wiped off the value of global shares in two days of trading since the UK voted to leave the EU last week. Stock markets have slumped on the news,...

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2016-06-27 economy

Osborne: UK public finances will need adjustment after Brexit

The British finance minister says the UK's public finances will need an adjustment after the vote to leave the European Union, but that the details will be decided by the next...

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2016-06-24 Brexit

Markets, pound plunge on Brexit vote

The UK's vote to leave the European Union had an immediate effect on the markets, with the pound sterling dropping to its lowest level in 30 years. Jane Foley, Senior Currency...

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