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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2014-01-28

Rebuilding banking in Europe

Whether you like it or not, Europe's fortunes are closely linked to those of its banks. Even though the situation seems to be improving in the European banking sector, there are signs that all is not well. All the while Europe is trying to build a Banking Union, but will that be a help or a hindrance?

This debate is brought to you by France 24 together with the World Economic Forum.

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Our guests

Wolfgang Schäuble

German Finance Minister

Federico Ghizzoni

CEO, UniCredit, Italy

Anshu Jain

Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank

Olli Rehn

Vice-President, Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Commission

Jeroen Dijsselbloem

President of the Eurogroup; Dutch Finance Minister

Lord J. Adair Turner

Senior Fellow, The Institute for New Economic Thinking

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2014-08-21 Hong Kong

Clement King Man Kwok, CEO, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

The Hong Kong-based Peninsula Hotels group has made its first foray into Europe with the opening of a luxury hotel in Paris. Markus Karlsson went there to meet its CEO, Clement...

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2014-08-28 Manuel Valls

Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, Vice President of French business lobby MEDEF

France is having its "sick man of Europe" moment. Unemployment is more than 10% and the country has not managed two successive quarters of economic growth since President...

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2014-08-07 eurozone

Ludovic Subran, Chief Economist, Euler Hermes

Where is the European economic recovery? Will the eurozone be able to get back on its feet? Markus Karlsson asks Ludovic Subran, chief economist at insurer Euler Hermes.

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2014-09-05 French economy

Switzerland tops World Economic Forum global competitiveness report

The World Economic Forum has just published its major annual report on global competitiveness. Switzerland tops the WEF's ranking, for the sixth consecutive year, followed by...

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2014-09-04 business

Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange

Stéphane Richard, CEO of French telecoms market leader Orange, tells France 24's Markus Karlsson that after an almost 3-year-long price war, the French telecommunications market...

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