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Black Friday deals: Are they really worth it?

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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 : 2014-02-26

Credit Suisse accused of helping US tax evasion

A US congressional committee inquiry has accused Credit Suisse of helping as many as 19,000 customers avoid paying tax in the United States. The report said that bank staff had flaunted visa rules and used secret meetings to recruit new clients for offshore accounts. Also today, what next for Bitcoin after one of the virtual currency’s major exchanges goes offline?

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-11-24 retail

Black Friday deals: Are they really worth it?

Black Friday is a boon for retailers in the West, but are consumers really getting the best deals of the year? We take a closer look. Also today, Norway does a U-turn on its...

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2017-11-23 retail

US retailers gear up for post-Thanksgiving splurge

Retailers in the United States and elsewhere are gearing up for the post-Thanksgiving spending spree, which has become an increasingly important event for the sector. E-commerce...

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2017-11-21 telecommunication

US government sues to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

The US Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit to stop the merger of telecoms giant AT&T with broadcaster Time Warner. The companies have pledged to fight the case, saying the...

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2017-11-20 UK

Hammond teases UK budget with homebuilding, driverless cars

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond is about to unveil a new budget and says the UK will have a fresh proposal for its Brexit "divorce bill" ahead of an EU Council meeting in...

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2017-11-17 Donald Trump

US House of Representatives passes tax reform bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would slash taxes by more than 1.4 trillion dollars over the next decade. The Senate is expected to vote on its version of...

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