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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 : 2014-04-10

Greek bond sale seen as test of investor confidence

For the first time since 2010, Greece is raising money by selling long-term bonds on the markets today. The sale, which has been massively oversubscribed, is seen a test of investor confidence in the country ahead of a potential exit from its bailout programme. Also today: why EU Commissioner Michel Barnier doesn’t think France will need more time to bring down its budget deficit.

By Stephen CARROLL



2017-02-20 Greece

Bailout talks worry Greeks living under austerity

European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels to try to figure out a deal to release the next block of bailout cash for Greece. Failure to reach an agreement could lead to...

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2017-02-17 South Korea

Samsung chief's arrest sends company stocks lower

The early morning arrest of Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong sends shares in the electronics giant dipping. While the allegations of corruption levelled at Samsung aren't likely to...

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2017-02-16 PSA Peugeot Citroën

PSA's plan to buy Opel sparks concern among French workers

A proposed takeover by French carmaker PSA Group of General Motors' European subsidiary Opel has workers in France concerned about job losses. Also today, unemployment drops...

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2017-02-15 trade

European Parliament votes on EU-Canada trade deal

The European Parliament is voting to approve the EU-Canada trade deal, known as CETA. The agreement removes 99 per cent of trade tariffs between the partners, but critics have...

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2017-02-14 Donald Trump

Steven Mnuchin confirmed as US Treasury chief

Former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin has been confirmed as the new US Treasury Secretary. He's said tax cuts for businesses and rolling back the Dodd-Frank financial...

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