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Markets, pound plunge on Brexit vote

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Latest update : 2014-04-03

Can France’s new ministers balance the country’s budget?

France’s new Finance Minister, Michel Sapin, says he will discuss the pace of reducing the French budget deficit with the European Commission. Sapin, along with former Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg, is taking over the reins of the finance ministry after the cabinet reshuffle. Also today: why US sanctions against Russia might see Miley Cyrus out of twerk.

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2016-06-24 Brexit

Markets, pound plunge on Brexit vote

The UK's vote to leave the European Union had an immediate effect on the markets, with the pound sterling dropping to its lowest level in 30 years. Jane Foley, Senior Currency...

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2016-06-23 Brexit

Queues to exchange sterling ahead of Brexit result

In the run-up to this Thursday's vote, foreign exchange bureaux have reported long queues as people try to swap their pounds for euros or dollars before the outcome of the Brexit...

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2016-06-22 Brexit

Where do British businesses stand on Brexit?

It's a debate being played out in British boardrooms: whether to leave or remain in the European Union. Directors from the majority of the UK's biggest firms are in favour of...

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2016-06-21 Brazil

Emergency loan to help Rio's Olympic preparations

Brazil's federal government has announced it's giving an emergency loan to the state of Rio de Janeiro to provide essential public services during the Olympic Games. Rio...

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2016-06-20 Brexit

French entrepreneurs in London voice Brexit concerns

For the 300,000 French people living in London, the outcome of Thursday's referendum is a cause for concern. We speak to one entrepreneur who says his business could be hurt by a...

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