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Latest update : 2014-03-21

Russian stocks tumble as West imposes sanctions

Moscow’s Micex index plummets over 3% as the US and EU slap sanctions on some of Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. Meanwhile, Visa and Mastercard cut off services to clients of Rossiya Bank, also targeted by sanctions.

Also, money slips through the cracks as Mt. Gox finds nearly a quarter of its missing bitcoins in a "forgotten digital wallet". Plus, what price would you pay for privacy? Growing demand for a $3,500 cryptophone leaves the US firm behind the smartphone struggling to fill orders.

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2014-08-27 French economy

Macron-economics: the former banker turned minister

A former investment banker and adviser to President Hollande, Emmanuel Macron, has been appointed France's new Economy Minister. His appointment will be a marked change from his...

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2014-08-26 French economy

France's new ministers face economic battle

France's new ministers will face an uphill battle to improve the country's economic fortunes, after a bitter row over austerity policies forced the collapse of the last...

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2014-08-22 technology

US judge calls Argentina bond swap offer illegal

The US judge at the centre of Argentina's debt default has said a new offer to bondholders from President Cristina Fernandez is illegal. The Argentinian president had offered...

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2014-08-21 Russia

Russia targets McDonald's over tensions with West

Russia's food safety authority has shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow for apparently not complying with food safety standards. Surprise inspections have also been...

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2014-08-20 France

More than half of French households will pay no income tax this year

Just 48.5% of French households will pay income tax for 2013, according to new figures from the finance ministry. The figure is almost 5% lower than the previous year. The news...

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