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Latest update : 2014-03-04

Ukraine ready to accept harsh IMF reforms

Ukraine’s prime minister says the country is ready to accept harsh economic reforms in exchange for emergency funding from the International Monetary Fund. A delegation from the IMF has begun 10 days of discussions in Kiev which are expected to result in a preliminary line of credit for the country. Also today: why it’s better to be a wine drinker than a motorist in Paris.

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2014-07-30 Ukraine

Last-ditch talks aim to avert Argentina default

Crunch talks will continue this Wednesday in an effort to avoid Argentina defaulting on its debts for the third time in 28 years. The country’s economy minister Axel Kicillof...

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2014-07-29 Argentina

Argentina braced for another debt default

Argentina is braced for another default on its debts - the third in 28 years. The latest crisis comes after a court in the United States ruled that Buenos Aires must repay a...

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2014-07-28 France

French government hopes to collect €1.8bn from foreign accounts

The French government is hoping to collect €1.8 billion in taxes and penalties this year from the holders of undeclared foreign bank accounts. The authorities announced a...

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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...

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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.

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