Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

AFRICA NEWS

Search of Air Algerie crash site continues

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Sarkozy, Hollande and the scooter wars

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Confusion online over Air Algérie flight

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - July 25th, 2014 (part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - July 25th, 2014

Read more

REPORTERS

Halal tourism on the rise

Read more

ENCORE!

Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

WWI Centenary: the battle for Verdun

Read more

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

When big companies want to do good

Read more

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. From Monday to Friday live at 6.15 am Paris time.

BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-01-28

Hollande misses target of reducing unemployment

The French president has failed to fulfil one of his key promises: to reduce the number of people out of work by the end of 2013. New figures from the French Labour Ministry show that a record 3.3 million people were in fact out of work last month. Meanwhile, Argentina's government has taken steps to ease capital controls after the value of the peso plunged against the dollar.

By Stephen CARROLL

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2014-07-25 Tour de France caravan

The Tour de France, a PR machine

In today’s business news, we see how sponsors use the Tour de France’s publicity caravan to market themselves to the millions watching the cycling event. Also: tax patriotism in...

Read more

2014-07-23 Apple

Apple aims to satisfy China's hunger for smartphones

Apple's iPad sales have slumped for two consecutive quarters but its iPhone is surging. Worldwide demand for the iPhone is up 13%, and nowhere is demand as strong as in China.

Read more

2014-07-22 British Royal Family

Rise of the Robots

Some people call it the robolution, not out of fear robots will take over the world but rather take over the office. Analysts say as the multi-billion-euro industry grows, it...

Read more

2014-07-21 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Can Malaysia Airlines restore confidence after two disasters?

Malaysia Airlines has had financial woes for years, and some experts wonder if the troubled company will be able to recover from the double tragedy. Also a US court orders a...

Read more

2014-07-17 Australia

AirBnB users face legal challenges in Paris

The short-term letting website AirBnB is facing increasing challenges in Paris, with complaints from hotel owners adding to the threats of legal action. A number of users have...

Read more