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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 : 2014-03-13

Can tax cuts save Italy's economy?

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has outlined €10 billion in tax cuts, part of a plan he says will help boost the country's struggling economy. It could be good news for taxpayers, but some economists are not sure it’s the right approach. Meanwhile, freshly back in office, Michelle Bachelet has launched a new programme to help Chile’s struggling families. Plus: a fine for France’s "Fabulous Fab", and Shakira signs on to be the new face – and body! – of Danone yogurt.

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2018-05-28 Turkey

Lira in spotlight as Turkish election campaign rolls on

As Turkey prepares for crucial elections in June, the value of the lira remains a flashpoint issue - with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling on regular Turks to help prop up...

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2018-05-25 privacy

GDPR: What it means for you and EU businesses

The General Data Protection Regulation takes effect in the EU this Friday - but what does it mean for consumers and companies? We take a closer look. Plus, Mexico says it won't...

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2018-05-24 technology

Viva Technology conference opens in Paris as Macron seeks French dominance

FRANCE 24's James Creedon reports from the opening of the Viva Technology conference in Paris, where President Emmanuel Macron is looking to solidify France's place as a tech...

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2018-05-23 banking

US Congress rolls back some crisis-era bank regulation

The US Congress has approved a bill which will roll back some banking regulations passed in the wake of the financial crisis. The Dodd-Frank rules aimed to avoid a repeat of the...

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2018-05-22 music industry

$2.3bn for two million songs: Sony buys majority stake in EMI

Sony has acquired a controlling stake in EMI Music. The $2.3 billion deal will see the Japanese firm add songs from artists such as Queen and Sia to its catalogue. Also today, we...

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